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

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. Golden Lion tamarin youngster » Apenheul Primate Park Gallery
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