Carnivorous monkeys strictly dine on animal matters (i.e., the meat of other animals), including birds, insects, other monkey species, and small mammals. Explore all carnivore monkeys here.
Buffy-tufted MarmosetSpecies Name: Callithrix aurita
The buffy-tufted marmoset, also called the white-eared marmoset or buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is a New World monkey living in the forests of the Atlantic coast of southeastern Brazil. Unlike most marmoset monkeys, buffy-tufted-ear marmosets are mainly insectivorous, although their diet is generally carnivorous.
Golden AngwantiboSpecies Name: Arctocebus aureus
Diet: Carnivorous (insectivorous)
The golden angwantibo is a strepsirrhine primate of the Lorisidae family. Bärenmaki, meaning "lemur bear," is the German name for the golden angwantibo due to its bear-like appearance. However, we see no resemblance.
Isabel’s SakiSpecies Name: Pithecia isabela
Isabel's Saki (Pithecia isabela) is a New World monkey species, native to a small part of northern Peru. The species was named in honor of Isabel Godin des Odonais, an 18th-century Ecuadorian noblewoman who traveled across South America to find her husband.