Black-mantle tamarin, Saddle-back tamarin, Black-chested mustached tamarin, Red-chested mustached tamarin, Emperor tamarin, Red-handed tamarin, Mottle-faced tamarin, Pied bare-face tamarin, Silvery-brown bare-faced tamarin, Geoffroy’s tamarin, Cotton-top tamarin
Southern, Central and Northern areas ofSouth America
4/5ths of their diet is fruit, with additional gum and nectar
There will be one breeding pair in a troop of 4-11 animals
Gestation averages from 140-170 days with an average litter of 2.
The golden lion tamarin is critically endangered. It has been the subject of conservation efforts since the 1960â€™s. It was threatened by habitat destruction
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