Floyd CT

  • Species: Cotton-Top Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: April 2, 2001
  • Arrival: April 22, 2015
  • Background: Research
  • Character: Happy

Floyd arrived at Jungle Friends with 32 other cotton-top tamarins after the lab where they’d lived closed its doors. Floyd initially wasn’t too sure about his new home- in fact, it took quite a bit of coaxing to get him to leave his travel crate! He adjusted quickly, and he’s been living the good life ever since. Floyd, who’s probably the largest cotton-top at Jungle Friends, has been on the slow side when it comes to making it all the way to the outdoor habitats.  He’ll happily lounge around in the sun in his outdoor runway, but so far he’s been content to stay within a few feet of the building. Of course, who can blame him? That’s where most of his food is, and a monkey his size needs to eat a lot! His favorite foods seem to be chickpeas and soaked biscuits.