The Golden-headed lion tamarin, named for its orange mane-like head pelage, is native to the rainforests of Brazil, South America. This small arboreal primate lives high in the canopy where it feeds on various insects and fruits. Wild populations of this species have drastically declined due to deforestation. It is estimated that as few as 200 individuals remain.
Skull Length: 6cm (2.3in)
Origin: South America
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