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Golden lion tamarin

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

With long, clawed fingers, these monkeys pick insects and debris from coats of close relatives. Smithsonian scientists are breeding these endangered primates and returning them to the wild.

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  • Title: Golden lion tamarin
  • Type: Taxidermy Specimen
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • Scientific Name: <i>Leontopithecus rosalia</i>
  • Photo Credit: Carl C. Hansen, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History & Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Field: Vertebrate Zoology

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