TODAY | April 30, 2014
>> oh, my god, in our " call of the wild ," we're taking a trip deep into the rain forest .
>> they make up less than 2% of the world. and wildlife expert corbin maxey is back with some of them. and welcome back.
>> wait a second. corbin --
>> he is not eating a marshmallow.
>> this is a treat. we want to keep him occupied.
>> tell us about this guy.
>> this is a squirrel monkey , one of the smallest primates. isn't that great?
>> is he full grown?
>> he's full grown. these guys can be found in the rain forests of central and south america .
>> he likes marshmallows.
>> he does. he does. he would not -- he's excited, too. he would not find those in the rain forest , obviously.
>> but in the rain forest , they would forage in big troops, up to 500 individuals.
>> size has nothing to do with intelligence, right?
>> actually, they're very intelligent. they have the largest brain to body mass ratio of any monkey species. scientists think they're one of the most intelligent monkeys.
>> does he like blue lollipops?
>> i think that's for me, but yeah.
>> okay. thank you so much.
>> i'm excited.
>> this is going to be good.
>> birds, and i hear you love birds .
>> i love them. i don't know if they love me.
>> they love her hair.
>> a blue-footed amazon parrot . hoed za, do you want to hold it?
>> does he speak?
>> actually, we are going to try. just say hi, hoda. say hi.
>> can you say hi?
>> hi. hi.
>> hoda, you're doing a great job.
>> he doesn't talk.
>> that is not nice. he doesn't speak.
>> he might be intimidated by your hair. i'm being serious. they live in the trees. i'm being so serious.
>> because it looks like a nest? i think it looks good.
>> how do they communicate if they don't talk? what do they do?
>> they actually have different dialects per flock. so they live in these family groups. each flock has a slightly different dialect. different language.
>> bye. bye.
>> hoda, are you sure you don't want it?
>> we have a lot of animals to get through.
>> a lot of animals. this is one of my favorite animals. thank you, micah.
>> this looks like a rabbit and a deer.
>> this is a patagonian katy. it looks like a row dent. rodent.
>> there you go.
>> isn't that amazing? yes. he's only nine weeks old. he will get anywhere from 20, 35 pounds. they get pretty large.
>> i can't believe this. don't you love to watch any little animal having a ba-ba?
>> he's one of the only animals that's monogamous. they're monogamous. they stay in life partners. humans are not monogamous.
>> oh, my gosh. get in there. come on. hey.
>> you're putting it up his nose. he doesn't like it. we're going to bring out the last one.
>> kathie lee . because we just had a rodent on, he might bite. that's why we're -- thanks, guys, for leaving.
>> yes. thank you all very much.
>> this is an albino burmese python . i would let you guys touch it, but like i said, we just had a rodent. found in the forests of southeast asia . isn't that cool?
>> i've seen a lot of them but not that color.
>> that's an albino?
>> it's an albino. a lot of people don't realize they are born out in the wild. a bird of prey , raptor, picks them up.
>> they can get bigger.
>> bigger than this?
>> up to 20 feet, hoda, weigh over 200 pounds.
>> what do they eat?
>> monkeys, pigs and deer.
>> look at the monkey! corbin, you rock. that is some kind of crazy. take care of yourself.
>>> tomorrow, we have a big show , don't we?
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