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This Alpha Female Tamarin Has Taken a Dislike to an Outsider

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This Alpha Female Tamarin Has Taken a Dislike to an Outsider

Short | 02:15

A female cotton-top tamarin runs into a small troop and attempts to join their ranks. But the alpha female of that group isn?t welcoming ? a new female could threaten her breeding position.

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Venture into a lush tropical forest on the northern tip of Colombia, the only place where the cotton-top tamarin--one of the most endangered primates on the planet--can be found in the wild. Follow the unforgettable journey of Mona, a young tamarin who has left the comfort of her family in search of a new troop and a future mate. Along the way, she must avoid forest dangers in the form of hawks, snakes, and even rival monkeys. With predators all around and no one to watch her back, it's a dangerous world for a tiny tamarin.

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