Gallery description : golden lion tamarin

Golden Lion Tamarin is a mammal that traditionally inhabits lowland tropical forest. It has a hair covering and is able to speed up to 40km/h (24mph). Golden Lion Tamarin (leontopithecus rosalia) usually is 20-33.5cm (13.2-8in) and weights 550-700g (19-25oz). The animal lives 8-15 years in a troop lifestyle. Eats mostly: fruit, insects, small mammals, small reptiles

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Facts about golden lion tamarins
NameGolden Lion Tamarin
HabitatLowland tropical forest
Scientific NameLeontopithecus rosalia
PredatorsHawks, wild cats, snakes, rats
Top Speed40km/h (24mph)
ColourGold, orange, black, brown
Size20-33.5cm (13.2-8in)
Weight550-700g (19-25oz)
Main PreyFruit, insects, small mammals, small reptiles
GenusLeontopithecus
Average Litter Size2
DietOmnivore
Skin TypeHair
FamilyCallitrichidae
Life Span8-15 years
OrderPrimates
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
LifestyleTroop
ClassMammalia
Conservation StatusEndangered
TypeMammal
Image Details
Description Golden lion tamarin. Photograph Golden Lion Tamarin Monkey by Michael Bradley on 500px
Width 1112 pixels
Heigh 842 pixels
File type JPG
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