Amazing Facts About Cotton Top Tamarin

Cotton top tamarins are easily recognizable due to the mane of white hair around their head which comes to a Mohawk just above their eyes. On the rest of the face is black skin with banding of white or grey above the eyes.

The back is brown while the underside is also white. Their nails, known as “tegulae” have developed to be claw like meaning they can climb trees. Find out more!

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