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Saguinus labiatus

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Amazon area of Brazil and Bolivia.

Omnivore

•Can breed twice a year.

•Normally 1 or two offspring.

•Weigh between 450g and 575g.

•Spend most of their time in primary and secondary forests.

•Although omnivorous, around 60% of their wild diet consists of fruit.

•They are rarely predated on in the wild, although predators include jaguars, oceleot, eagles, capuchin monkeys and some snakes.

•Don’t often interact with people.

•At threat from habitat loss and degradation.