National Geographic : 1994 Jun
Pied Bare-face Tamarin Genus: Saguinus Species: bicolor Subspecies: bicolor Adult size: Head and body length, 20-28cm; tail, 38cm Adult weight: 400 - 600g Habitat: Rain forests in the state of Amazonas, Brazil Surviving number: Unknown Photographedby Luiz Claudio Marigo WILDLIFE AS CANON SEES IT A curious pied bare-face tamarin ventures in for a closer look, revealing its strik ingly bizarre features. Living amid the suburbs and surrounding areas of the ex panding city of Manaus, these little pri mates have adapted to secondary forest, and in some areas have become familiar with people. However, the species is still at great risk from continuing habitat loss. Communicator The Canon Communicator, a portable tape writer, assists those with speech and/or ^^ *s.-. To save endangered species, it is vital to protect their habitats and understand the role of each species within the earth's ecosystems. As a global corporation committed to social and environmental concerns, we hope to foster a greater awareness of our common obligation to en sure that the earth's life-sustaining ecology survives intact for future generations. NATURE Watch "NATURE"on PBS, Sunday800 pm Thisprogram is funded,in part, by Canon USA.. Inc motor impairments. This is an example of how Canon utilizes technology for the benefit of people with special requirements. The Wildlife As Canon Sees It photo book is available for US$25.00 from Mediahouse Inc., C.P .O. Box 1333, Tokyo, Japan.