Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmoset, white-fronted marmoset
Like many species of monkey, Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmosets are gregarious.
Over 10 years.
Head and body length: 20cm. Tail length: 29cm. Weight: Female: 190cm, Male: 230-350g.
Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmosets have white cheeks, foreheads and throats, bordered by black ear tufts. The body is black with brown undersides and a black striped tail.
Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmosets inhabit Brazil.
Their preferred habitat is secondary lowland, evergreen, and semi-deciduous forest.
Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmosets feed on fruit, small animals and insects.
They are diurnal and arboreal, and typically live in groups of 8-10. They move through the forest quadrupedally, but they are capable of leaping.
Geoffroy's tufted-eared marmosets have a gestation period of around 140-145 days, giving birth to 1-2 young. Males coil their tails as a sexual display previous to copulation.
The 2000 IUCN Red List classify these marmosets as Vulnerable.