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examples of primates [1]click to hear

Many species are protected, especially because of deforestation (destruction of their habitat) and hunting.
examples of primates [1] marmoset macaque baboon tamarin

marmoset click to hear

Small South American primate with strong claws instead of nails that it uses to cling to the trees it lives in.

macaque click to hear

Common primate of Asia with a nonprehensile tail living on the ground and in trees; it is often used for laboratory experiments.

baboon click to hear

Mainly terrestrial African primate with colored ischial callosities and large cheek pouches in which it stores food.

tamarin click to hear

Small hopping primate of South America with elongated claws instead of nails that allow it to move about and to feed.