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Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin

Leontopithecus chrysomelas

Home Range
Eastern coast of Brazil.

Habitat
Rain forest, in trees.

Diet
Fruits, insects, lizards.

Reproduction
One or three young



Social Structure
Lives in family groups started by a mated pair and numbering up to eight animals.

Status
Severely endangered because of habitat loss and illegal capture. There are only about 200 golden-headed lion tamarins in the wild.



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