Barbara Brown's Titi

Kingdom Order Family Genus Species
Animalia Primates Pitheciidae Callicebus Callicebus barbarabrownae
IUCN Status: Critically-Endangered
  • Common Name: Barbara Brown’s Titi
  • Taxonomy Classification Year: 1990
  • Monkey Size: 29 to 45 cm (11.4 to 17.7 inches)
  • Skin Color(s): Brown
  • Habitat: Forests
  • Diet: Omnivorous
  • Native Countries: Brazil

Barbara Brown’s Titi Distribution

Barbara Brown’s Titi Characteristics

Barbara Brown’s titi[1], also known as the northern Bahian blond titi or blond titi monkey, is a New World Monkey species.

  • These titi monkeys are relatively small primates with long, coarse tails and thick, fluffy fur.
  • The fur coat is dirty-colored on the backlight, gray or white on the flanks, and the abdomen and inside of the limbs are yellowish-grey.
  • The feet and hands are black, and the long tail is orange.
  • The head is round and small, there are black transverse stripes at the end, and the ear tufts are black.

Barbara Brown’s Titi Facts

  • Barbara Brown’s titi is named in honor of Barbara Elaine Russell Brown, a zoologist.
  • Females give birth to a single litter annually during the rainy season after a gestation period of 5 to 6 months.
  • Both females and males are monogamous and sometimes stay together for life.
  • They are most active at dusk and dawn, foraging for insects, fruit, and leaves, and rest at midday.
  • Because they inhabit an area of ​​Brazil, they face widespread habitat fragmentation and deforestation.

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Key References
  • [1]“Primates-SG – Primates of Brazil”. Accessed December 10, 2022. Link.

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