endangered species, a sad side effect of drastic deforestation within the golden lion tamarin's environment. " Leontopithecus chrysomelas ". Cambridge (UK Cambridge Univ. Ibama asked Jeremy a Book Report Grapes of Wrath Mallinson to form and become chair of an irmc for the golden-headed lion tamarin. "Distribution and status of lion tamarins". (2002) "Behavioral ecology of lion tamarins".
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Ecology and behavior of neotropical primates, Volume. 3 By 2003 the successful establishment of a new population at Unio Biological Reserve enabled downgrading the species to endangered, 36 but the iucn warns that extreme habitat fragmentation from deforestation means the wild population has little potential for any further expansion. Ruiz-Miranda CR, Kleiman. "Diet, foraging, and use of space in wild golden-headed lion tamarins." American Journal of Primatology.1 (2004 1-15. 35 The species was listed as Endangered by the iucn in 1982, 3 and by 1984 the National Zoological Park in Washington,.C. The number of wild golden lion tamarins is now up in the thousands in all reserves and ranches combined in Brazil. When this happens, only one of the new males will be able to breed and will suppress the reproduction of the other. Most of the population is now found in the Poco des Antas Biological Reserve in Rio de Janeiro.
Despite their name, these rare primates have far more in common with their monkey relatives than any feline. The golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia, Portuguese: mico-leo-dourado Brazilian Portuguese: also known as the golden marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Callitrichidae. A striking species, golden lion tamarins are small social South America primates with a magnificent reddish-gold coat and a long, backswept mane. Once down to 200 individuals in the wild, intensive conservation efforts have helped the population recover.