Tamarins in the Rainforest. Anna. Introduction.
The forest floor and Understory are the 2 lowest layer of the Rainforest. The Forest floor is the lowest part of the Rainforest. The forest floor is very wet and dark. The larger animals live there. There are lots of plants. Its full of life. The Understory has some flying animals. It is wet too.
The Canopy and Emergent layer are the highest layers of the Rainforest. The Canopy is full of animals and plants. It is the third layer. The Emergent layer is the highest layer.
We get many supplies from the Rainforest. We get fruits from the Rainforest such as oranges, lemons and bananas. We also get cocoa and vanilla. We get lots of coffee too! We get a lot from Rainforests!
. There are different colors that Tamarins are little monkeys. Most of them are about the size as a squirrel Tamarins can be. Theres gold, orange, red and dull brown. Some Tamarins have camoflogue too.
All but one Tamarin lives in the Rainforests of South America. The Tamarin lives in the Canopy layer. Tamarins have to have trees to live. If they don’t theres a chance for them to become extinct.
Tamarins are omnivores. From plants tamarins eat fruits, seeds and nuts. Tamarins also eat insects , spiders, bird eggs, small lizards, small tree frogs and some small snakes. Tamarins do eat nectar and leaves too. They use their pointed claws to dig insects and other small animals out of tree bark.
The Tamarins predators are owls, jungle cats, wild dogs, snakes , hawks and eagles will hunt and eat Tamarins. The other predators are also large snakes and raptors.
Most Tamarins have dull brown fur to help them hide in the Rainforest trees. They also have pointed claws to defend themselves.
There are many interesting facts about Tamarins. One interesting fact is that Tamarins live in tree holes. Another interesting fact is that the cotton topped Tamarin is named for the hair on its head. That’s just two interesting facts about Tamarins!