The emperor tamarin is a small, tree-dwelling monkey that lives in extended family groups. Weighing only a pound or so, the tamarin is lightweight enough to forage for fruit and insects on the outermost tips of tree branches.
Where to see them: World of the Insect
Height: 9 to 10 in
Weight: 1 lb
Lifespan: 15 to 20 yrs in captivity
Diet: Fruit, flowers, nectar, gum, and small animals
That Moustache! The emperor tamarin is named for its long white moustache, which resembles that of an ancient emperor.