tamarin

Living for the City: Interview with Dr. Iván Soto-Calderón

Living for the City: Interview with Dr. Iván Soto-Calderón The white-footed tamarin (Sagunius leucopus). Image courtesy of Giant Eland. Staff Writer, Luke Fannin My fellow research assistants from this past summer will undoubtedly agree with me when I say that tamarins are incredibly flexible when it comes to their daily habits in the Amazon rainforest. …

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Amazing GRC

This Monkey Has More Followers Than You By Ben Lybarger In a culture endlessly seeking likes, loves, and comments, it may come as a shock to many that a tiny, grizzled tamarin in the remote Amazon has most of us beat. To be sure, she doesn’t have any social media accounts, and she has never …

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The Chiky Basterd

We’ve written about how we came to be foster parents to a young saddleback tamarin before, but here is the story, told a little differently…

Sexing a primate

This is a family-friendly blog, but you can’t introduce your kids to wildlife if they are squeamish about bottoms. We all have bottoms and to a biologist, knowing a bit about bottoms is a serious advantage! One can spend weeks attempting to correctly sex all the individuals in a primate group, even with groups as …

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Flashback to 2008

These memories are from the very first time, the very first FPI member ever stepped into the rainforest…glorious beginner’s luck mostly!