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Small World Zoological Gardens and Sanctuary (Established 1986)
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Director: Bill Parsons
Phone: 1 (813) 973-3044   Fax: 1 (813) 973-7032   E-Mail:
6118 Angus Valley Dr., Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544 UNITED STATES

Mission: The conservation and captive breeding of endangered and threatened callitrichidae, a rescue facility for unwanted callitrichidae, and a medical data collection facility to share and disseminate pertinent medical information related to the care and treatment of marmosets and tamarins.

Principal Research Programs: SSP - callimico marmoset; Studbooks: Cotton-top tamarin, Pygmy marmosets; Foster care of marmosets, encouraging older siblings to help raise new siblings to give older siblings some parenting skills.

Number of Staff: 4

Supported Species: Aotus trivirgatus (owl monkey), Callimico goeldii (Goeldi's marmoset), Callithrix geoffroyi (white-headed marmoset), Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), Callithrix kuhlii (Wied's marmoset), Callithrix penicillata (black-pencilled marmoset), Callithrix pygmaea (pygmy marmoset), Eulemur albifrons (white-fronted lemur), Eulemur fulvus (brown lemur), Saguinus geoffroyi (rufous-naped tamarin), Saguinus midas (midas tamarin), Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)

Comments: We are a private, self-funded facility. We are a non-profit organization 501(c)(3). We accept delivery of marmosets and tamarins for our breeding facility.

Last Updated: 2006-07-25

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