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Endangered Monkey Tied To Saving Brazil Forests
2012-10-20 09:38:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A conservation campaign that helped save an endangered species of monkey in Brazil is now turning its attention towards preserving the forests it calls home. According to Associated Press (AP) reporter Juliana Barbassa, the efforts that helped save the squirrel-sized golden lion tamarins was "one of the world's most inspired species restoration efforts" that "became a passion for everyone from international animal aid groups...


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2006-12-27 15:52:03

Golden-headed lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysomelas) is a lion tamarin, and is endemic to Brazil. It is found only in the lowland and premontane tropical forest fragments in the state of Bahia. It is considered to be an endangered species.

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