Sākums Animals Silvery Marmoset

Silvery Marmoset

EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)

Silvery Marmoset occurs in northern Brazil. The numbers are decreasing. The main threat is habitat loss due to roads, logging, agriculture and cattle ranching.


■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme). Currently it is coordinated by Shaldon Wildlife Trust.
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Primates – primates
■ Family Callitrichidae – callitrichids
■ Species Mico argentatus – Silvery Marmoset

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