Golden Lion Tamarin

Photo of Golden Lion Tamarin

SCIENTIFIC NAME Leontopithecus rosalia

RANGE East coast of Brazil near Rio de Janeiro

LOCATION IN THE ZOO South America’s Pantanal and Carruth Natural Encounters

COOL ANIMAL FACT They sleep in tree holes at nights for warmth and protection from predators; they are nest cavity dwellers like all marmosets and tamarin species.


South America's Pantanal