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Manicoré Marmoset
Manicoré-marmoset
Information
Range Brazil
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Callitrichidae
Genus Mico
Species Mico manicorensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Manicoré marmoset (Mico manicorensis), is a new species of marmoset endemic to Brazil. It was discovered less than 200 miles from Manaus, near the Madeira River. 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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