- Common Name: Brown Titi
- Taxonomy Classification Year: 1842
- Monkey Size: 31.1 to 34 cm (12.2 to 13 in)
- Skin Color(s): Brown
- Habitat: Rainforest
- Diet: Omnivorous
- Native Countries: Brazil, Peru, Bolivia
Brown Titi Distribution
Brown Titi Characteristics
The brown titi is another species of titi, a New World Monkey native to South America.
- The brown titi is a medium-sized primate with a gray to tawny coat.
- The species doesn’t exhibit sexual dimorphism; the average body and head length of males is 31.1 centimeters (12.2 in), while that of females averages 34 centimeters (13 in).
- Their fluffy tails are longer than the length of their head and body combined.
- It usually has thick fur with a back and limbs that vary in color from brownish or greyish agouti, with white ear tufts and a reddish underside.
Brown Titi Facts
- It was initially described in 1842 as Callicebus brunneus and transferred to the new genus Plecturocebus in 2016.
- It’s a monogamous species and lives in small groups of 2 to 7 members comprising the pair and their young.
- The species is also known for the distinctive twining of its tail when groups are sitting together.
- The Brown titi monkey can live in captivity for more than 25 years.
- When last assessed in 2020, the brown titi was listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List.
Suggested Reading: Types of Little Monkeys
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