The Golden Lion Tamarin is a very appealing small Monkey that fits into the New World. They have long been part of legends and stories due to they golden color that shines in the sunlight. Description. As the name suggests, the Golden Lion Tamarin looks very much like a lion but a mini version. There is a golden red coloring for this Monkey.
Mandrill – Mandrillus sphinx Introduction. Many people mistake the Mandrill for the Baboon but they are different. Yet they do look similar to each other. They are members of the Old World Monkeys. In fact, they were once classified as Baboons. Yet further studies determined that there were enough differences to put them into their on class.
Pygmy Marmoset – Cebuella pygmaea Description. There are many names that you may hear the Pygmy Marmoset called by. They are known as the Pocket Monkey, Little Lion, and the Dwarf Monkey. It is all one and the same though regardless of the terminology being used.
The Black Bearded Saki Monkey (Chiropotes satanas), is a species of bearded saki, a type of New World monkey, endemic to Brazil. Conservation Status – Endangered. The Brown-backed Bearded Saki Monkey (Chiropotes israelita), is a species of bearded saki, a type of New World monkey, endemic to Brazil.
Squirrel monkeys are New World monkeys of the genus Saimiri. They are the only genus in the subfamily Saimirinae. The name of the genus is of Tupi origin (sai-mirim or gai-mbirin < sai 'monkey' and mirim 'small') and was also used as an English name by early researchers.