Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin

Photo of Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin

SCIENTIFIC NAME Leontopithecus chrysomelas

RANGE Atlantic coastal rainforest in Brazil

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Wortham World of Primates

COOL ANIMAL FACT Golden-headed lion tamarins communicate using smell; they have scent glands which they use to mark their territory and pathways to food sources. Individuals can be identified by one another based on their scent.


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