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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s smallest primate

December 22, 2020

The tití monkey (Saimiri oerstedii) is a Central American primate species, which has two subspecies that are geographically isolated. One of these subspecies is endemic to Costa Rica.  

The tití monkey or the grey-crowned squirrel monkey (Saimiri oerstedii citrinellus) is the smallest primate in Costa Rica, a flagship species to the Central Pacific area.

Click here to read more about efforts to save the Tití Monkey in Costa Rica. 

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