Christmas Eve 2012 at Banham Zoo, UK, brought two little Emperor Tamarin twins!
Emperor Tamarins are ususally born in pairs. In tamarins and their close relatives the marmosets, the mother nurses her offspring but it is the father who carries them. The pair's older offspring may also help. These twins enjoy riding on their father and an older brother.
The twins are beginning to explore and venture away from the family in short bursts. They were especially curious about the photographer, but soon ran back to cling to dad.
Photo Credits: Banham Zoo
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