Endemic Animals of Amazonas








Pied tamarin
Pied tamarin
The pied tamarin is a Critically Endangered primate species found in a restricted area of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. It was named the mascot of Manaus, Brazil in 2005.
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Pied tamarin
Predicted antwren
Predicted antwren
The predicted antwren is an insectivorous bird in the antbird family, Thamnophilidae.
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Predicted antwren
Bachia panoplia
Bachia panoplia
Bachia panoplia is a species of lizard in the family Gymnophthalmidae. It is endemic to Brazil.
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Bachia panoplia
Black squirrel monkey
Black squirrel monkey
The black squirrel monkey, also known as the blackish squirrel monkey or black-headed squirrel monkey, is a small New World primate, endemic to the central Amazon in Brazil. It largely resembles the female of the far more common Bolivian squirrel monkey, though the latter lacks the black central back. This squirrel monkey has one of the most restricted geographical distributions for a primate, living in várzea forest in the confluence of the ...
Japura and Solimões rivers. Its entire range is within the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve. It resides in the reserve with two other Saimiri species. It is a social primate that travels with other black squirrel monkeys in large troops within its habitat. Its small size makes it an easy target for its predators; however, it may resist predators when it travels in large troops. Its species overall has positive effects on the economy.
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Black squirrel monkey
Roosmalens' dwarf marmoset
Roosmalens' dwarf marmoset
The Roosmalens' dwarf marmoset, also known as the black-crowned dwarf marmoset, is a small New World monkey native to the Amazon Rainforest, on the east bank of the lower Madeira River, and the west bank of the Aripuanã River, in Brazil. It has the smallest distribution of any primate in Amazonia. This marmoset has several unique attributes, which has resulted in it sometimes being placed in the monotypic genus Callibella. However, genetic ...
analysis has subsequently resulted in its being classified within the genus Mico.
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Roosmalens' dwarf marmoset
Black-headed marmoset
Black-headed marmoset
The black-headed marmoset is a marmoset species endemic to Brazil. It inhabits humid tropical rainforest, mostly second growth and edge; the distribution is not exactly known but is thought to be Rio dos Marmelos in the north and east, Madeira River in the west and Ji-Paraná River in the south.
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Black-headed marmoset
Amazon black howler
Amazon black howler
The Amazon black howler is a species of howler monkey, a type of New World monkey, endemic to the south-central Amazon in Brazil. Until 2001, most authorities included it as a subspecies of the red-handed howler, though its distinction had already been pointed out much earlier. As suggested by its name, it typically appears entirely black.
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Amazon black howler
Marca's marmoset
Marca's marmoset
The Marca's marmoset is a species of marmoset that is endemic to the Amazon, in the Aripuanã-Manicoré interfluvium in Brazil. Its body is light grey, with orange legs, a black tail, a pinkish face, and naked ears. It is about 9 inches long, excluding the tail, and it has a 15-inch long tail. It weighs about 12 ounces .
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Marca's marmoset