Golden Lion Tamarin
The Golden lion tamarin lives in a small area of the tropical rainforest.
IN THE WILD – Fruits and insects
IN THE ZOO – Fruits, vegetables and insects
- Largest member of the marmoset and tamarin group
- Have claws instead of nails enabling them to grab insects in tight spots
- Sleep in hollow tree cavities or dense vines
- Sleep in different dens each day, making it harder for predators to find them