Lion tamarins

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LION TAMARINS

GOLDEN LION TAMARIN Leontopithecus rosalia

GOLDEN-HEADED LION TAMARIN Leontopithecus chrysomelas

Their index  is very long, which allows them to dislodge insects !

WEIGHT : 500 to 700 g

FOOD : fruits, flowers, insects

THREATS : Deforestation (coal mining, agriculture and extensive livestock farming), poaching (pet trade)

RED LIST : Endangered

MORE INFO :
Family : Callitrichidae
Gestation : 125 to 132 days
Habits : gregarious
Litter : 1 to 2 babies
Longevity : 15 years

2020-09-08T09:57:31+00:00Animals|