Endemic Animals of São Paulo








Black Lion Tamarin
Black Lion Tamarin
The squirrel-sized Black lion tamarin (otherwise called the Golden-rumped lion tamarin) is closely related to the Golden lion tamarin. Like the latter, this animal possesses considerably long digits, helping it to catch small insects. The squirrel-sized Black lion tamarins are currently among the most endangered mammals around the globe. This species exhibits glossy black fur with reddish-golden patches on its rump, thighs and base of the tail. ...
The face is surrounded by a long, black colored mane.
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Black Lion Tamarin
Golden Lancehead
Golden Lancehead
The Golden lancehead is a highly venomous pit viper species found only on a small island off the coast of Brazil in the Atlantic Ocean. This snake is named for the light yellowish-brown color of its underside and for its distinctive head shape, which is somewhat elongated and comes to a point at the nose. It is one of the most venomous snakes in Latin America.
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Golden Lancehead
Cycloramphus faustoi
Cycloramphus faustoi
Cycloramphus faustoi is a species of frog in the family Cycloramphidae. It is endemic to Ilha dos Alcatrazes, a 1.5 km2 island about 35 km off the coast of São Paulo state, Brazil.
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Cycloramphus faustoi
Crossodactylus caramaschii
Crossodactylus caramaschii
Crossodactylus caramaschii is a species of frog in the family Hylodidae. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Crossodactylus caramaschii
Cycloramphus acangatan
Cycloramphus acangatan
Cycloramphus acangatan is a species of frogs in the family Cycloramphidae. It is endemic to the Serra de Paranapiacaba, the state of São Paulo state, Brazil. The specific name acangatan is derived from the Tupi language words acanga and atan and refers to the strong and massive jaw adductor muscles in this species.
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Cycloramphus acangatan