World verging on ‘sixth great extinction,’ study says

May 30, 2014 9:12 AM

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World verging on ‘sixth great extinction,’ study says

The buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is a disgruntled-looking creature. It’s got thick black fur and a face that makes it look like it’s perpetually smelling a bad odor.

Once, in the jungles of Brazil, the marmoset was living large. Belonging to a “family of tiny New World monkeys,” it lived in coastal forests, residing almost exclusively in trees and dining on insects.

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