The golden lion tamarin gets its name from its bright reddish orange pelage and
the extra long hairs around the face and ears which give it a distinctive mane.
After a gestation period of around 4 months, the female golden lion tamarin will
give birth to twins. The baby golden lion tamarins are looked after by the mother ...
Mar 17, 2012 ... The arrival of new baby Golden Lion Tamarins on February 14th has brought
particular joy to Zoo Basel. Castor (17) and Lilian (5) have ...
Jul 30, 2012 ... Robin and Theo the golden lion tamarins are proud parents again! Robin gave
birth to two infants on July 10 -- watch collaborative child care in ...
Zoos around the world are now participating in a concerted breeding and reintroduction program coordinated by the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. Because tamarins
are vulnerable to starvation and predation when released in the wild, they are no... More »
Despite these efforts, golden lion tamarin is still seriously endangered animal that
is facing ... Pregnancy in females lasts 4.5 months and ends with 2 babies.
Jan 10, 2011 ... Parents and older brother will all help raise the new babies. ... Two new golden
lion tamarin monkeys have been born at the Cleveland ...
Lion tamarins take their name from their impressive manes—thick rings of hair
reminiscent of Africa's great cats. The golden lion tamarin may be the most ...
Golden lion tamarins have a number of features that are atypical for the Order
Primates. Their thumbs are not fully opposable and their hallux (big toe) is
Golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia) are a species of small monkey, ...
The father and siblings help the mother in raising the babies, often carrying the ...