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Golden Lion Tamarin

Leontopithecus rosalia


Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the golden lion tamarin is an endangered species with an estimated wild population of "more than 1,000 individuals" and a captive population maintained at approximately 490 individuals. This Tamarin is at the National Zoo in Washington DC.

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Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2004
Submitted on Mar 1, 2012

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