* Threatened or Endangered

White-Fronted Marmoset *

 : Callithrix geoffroyi

 : Mammal

 : Brazil

 : Fruit, flowers, sap and insects

 : Weight about 1 lb.

 : Considered vulnerable primarily due to loss of habitat, a Species Survival Plan is working to help save this species from extinction. Working with other Zoos and related facilities, the population of approximately 100 animals in the United States is being closely monitored and controlled to allow for the overall survival of the species. While releases back in the wild may play a role in this animal’s ultimate survival, habitat protection is the single most important consideration.

Considered vulnerable primarily due to loss of habitat, a Species Survival Plan is working to help save this species from extinction.  Working with other Zoos and related facilities, the population of approximately 100 animals in the United States is being closely monitored and controlled to allow for the overall survival of the species.  While releases back in the wild may play a role in this animal’s ultimate survival, habitat protection is the single most important   consideration.

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