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5 Amazing Facts about the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the most diverse and biologically important places on the planet.  Located in South America the rainforest covers an impressive 2 million sq miles and is primarily found in Brazil. Scientists are constantly collecting unique data and discovering never before seen species.  Below we have laid out 5 awesome facts…

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Pygmy Marmoset Coloring Page

Here is our amazing coloring page for the pygmy marmoset!  Be sure to download this awesome coloring page for your classroom and friends or just to do at home! Right Click on the Image and Save As to Download and Start Coloring.

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Mountain Marmoset Conservation Program

We are excited to highlight a wonderful conservation program located in Brazil, with a hard working global team and numerous supporters focused on solely on the conservation of two endangered species of marmosets endemic to the South-Eastern Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil. The Mountain Marmoset Conservation Program focuses on the conservation of the Buffy Headed Marmoset…

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How Many Species Of Marmosets?

In this Animal of the Week, we focused on the Pygmy Marmoset, but there is currently around 22 species of marmosets that are equally unique. We know many people huge fascinations with primates and we are really hoping to continue building our kids zone with marmoset tiles and continue to focus on the list below….

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What Is A Gummivore?

A Gummivore is an animal that uses a feeding strategy heavily reliant on the sap or gum from trees.  The gummivores of the world are equipped with special teeth that help them to penetrate the bark of certain trees, like gum trees.  Once the bark has been damaged or scraped away the trees will leak…

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Pygmy Marmoset- The World’s Smallest Monkey

So many of us have heard of the Amazon Rainforest and if you have been alive in 2019 then you probably have heard about the fires happening in the region.  The Amazon Rainforest covers a massive area of South America and has enormous biodiversity and biocapacity, which means there is a LOT of species living…

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What is a Mammal?

Mammals are a group of animals with many traits that make them different from other animals. We have laid out the main characteristics of being mammal.  Endothermic (or “warm blooded”) which means they have a set body temperature. Have fur or hair Give birth to their babies alive, as opposed to laying eggs like fish…

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