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Golden lion tamarin monkeys (Little green readers)

Meredith Costain

Golden lion tamarin monkeys (Little green readers)

by Meredith Costain

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sundance Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • Readers (Primary),
  • Study and teaching (Primary)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8014910M
    ISBN 100760841535
    ISBN 109780760841532

    Golden lion tamarins get their name from their thick golden mane, which looks a lot like a lion’s mane. In the s, there were fewer than golden lion tamarins in the wild. Now, the Brazilian government works with zoos across the world to help save them by protecting their habitat and breeding, reintroducing, and relocating them. One of the most colourful of all monkeys, the golden lion tamarin has suffered from the extensive deforestation of its forest habitat, and is now considered endangered. The wild golden lion tamarin population had fallen to about by the early s, before a release scheme involving zoo-bred stock was established.

    Golden lion tamarin monkeys. [Meredith Costain] -- Discusses the Golden Lion Tamarin monkey. Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Discusses the Golden Lion Tamarin monkey. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Golden-headed lion tamarin reproduction is similar to other marmosets and tamarins. Males and females reach sexually maturity at different times: males at about 2 years, and females at years. Upon reaching sexual maturity, females begin an estrous cycle of two to three weeks. Their gestation period lasts about four months.

    The Good Zoo is a proud participant in the golden lion tamarin species survival program which carries out reintroductions of species to its native habitat. At the zoo, our family group consists of a father, Rio, a mother, Carmen, and two sons, Jando and Casimiro. With the exception of their toes, a golden lion tamarin, unlike most monkeys has claws, not nails. Quick Facts. Golden lion tamarins usually give birth to twins. The father will carry the young, clinging tightly to his back. The entire family group, as many as eleven individuals, contributes to infant care.


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Golden lion tamarin monkeys (Little green readers) by Meredith Costain Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book you learn many, many interesting facts about the golden lion tamarins and the people who tried to save them. This is an amazing book about the rescue of the golden lion tamarins that will mesmerize the reader. For quite some time I've been a fan of the work of Sandra Markle. This book, as with many I've read by her, is very well 5/5(4).

Lion tamarins take their name from their impressive manes—thick rings of hair reminiscent of Africa's great cats. The golden lion tamarin may be the most beautiful of the four lion tamarin species.

The golden lion tamarin or lion monkey, a native of Brazil, is one of the most brilliantly colored animals of all the mammals. The little fireball monkey has a big gold-orange-yellow ruff or mane of long hair around its face and neck covering its ears.

The golden lion tamarin with the transmitter was marked with a black color at the tail. By the way, golden lion tamarins are like Geoffroy’s marmosets (Callithrix geoffroyi) and common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) of the family Callitrichidae.

The Golden lion tamarin is a small, endangered primate, endemic to the Atlantic coast of Brazil. In spite of its name, this monkey isn't related to lions. Instead, this species is so called due to exhibiting a magnificent ring of hair that shines in the sun, resembling an elegant lion mane.

At Save the Golden Lion Tamarin, we work with our partners in Brazil to protect these monkeys for generations to come. Why do GLTs face extinction. Centuries of deforestation reduced the forest habitat of GLTs to only two percent of its original area, all in patches too small to support a healthy population.

Golden Lion Tamarin Diet. The golden lion tamarin eats fruits, plant sap, bird eggs, insects and small vertebrates such as frogs and lizards.

It is very skilled at using its long fingers and claw-like nails to draw out its food from holes and crevices. Family Life and Social Structure. The golden lion tamarin is a social animal. Yesterday I visited the Smithsonian's National Zoo and took a quick look through the Small Mammal House.

I noticed the zoo had quite a few golden lion tamarins (GLTs), small orange-haired monkeys. Golden lion tamarin groups are very territorial - when neighboring groups meet, they face off, calling loudly and chasing each other, but actual fights or injuries are rare.

The average territory for a golden lion tamarin group is about acres (40 ha). Why would a small group of monkeys. The golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) is a brilliantly colored monkey species native to South America, particularly the coastal areas of southeastern Brazil.

These red and orange New World monkeys reside up in trees for the most part, and they eat both animals and plants. Golden lion tamarin is a species of monkey. This beautiful animal inhabits swampy rainforests on the Atlantic coast of Brazil.

90% of their habitat has been already destroyed as a result of deforestation and increased agriculture. There are only golden lion tamarins left in the wild.

Golden lion tamarins born in the zoos are often re-introduced to the wild as a part of conservation plans. An average adult is about 26 centimeters (10 inches) long and weighs about grams ( pounds).

Males and females are the same size. Tamarins have long tails and fingers, and like other New World monkeys, the golden lion tamarin has claws rather than flat nails. Golden lion tamarins have evolved a clever way to keep their population size steady in the face of predation.

They almost always give birth to twins. From the Series: Amazing Monkeys. Golden lion tamarins are endangered mainly because of habitat loss. They are extremely territorial, and will fight brutally over territory, potentially causing whole family groups to die. The golden lion tamarin is a small primate species native to the coastal forests of Brazil.

They are classified as endangered and are known for their large fur "manes" that make them resemble the. The book focuses specifically on the Golden Lion Tamarins and how they were cared for and saved from extinction.

A lot of different facts and information are placed throughout the book. This book would be great for any upper elementary child who loves to read about nature, animals and who enjoys gaining new facts/5(37). The golden lion tamarin is an omnivore whose varied diet consists of flowers, fruits, nectar, bird eggs, and small vertebrates.

Its selection of food is dependent upon its microhabitat. During the rainy season, the golden lion tamarin feasts mainly on pulpy fruits; an. Perfect for my 11 year old whose previous golden lion tamarin succumbed to a horrible death by rotting school lunch food and flies.

(Imagine a Law and Order rotting corpse behind a dumpster type scene) The stitching is a little obvious, quality is a 7/10 but like I Reviews: Golden lion tamarins were once common in parts of the Atlantic Forest.

But for decades, people hunted them for food and because they thought the animals carried diseases. By the s, fewer than of the tamarins remained in the wild. Interesting Facts about the Golden lion tamarin. The golden lion tamarin is an amazing type of new world monkey that can be found in the Atlantic coastal forests in Brazil.

This monkey is extremely easy to spot because of it extremely unique appearance. They get their name because of their incredibly striking golden yellow-orange color mane and. The black lion tamarin is a member of the tamarin family of monkeys that is found throughout South America. The black lion tamarin is one of the four subspecies of lion tamarins, which also include the golden-lion tamarin, the golden-headed lion tamarin LEARN MORE ABOUT BLACK LION TAMARINS > Photo credit: Alan Hill/Creative Commons.The Amazing Adaptation That Keeps Tamarin Numbers Up Golden lion tamarins have evolved a clever way to keep their population size steady in the face of predation.Adult golden lion tamarins weigh only 20 to 24 ounces—that is less than pounds!

Sincezoo-born golden lion tamarins have been reintroduced to the forests of Brazil. To date, about 40 percent of their wild population is due to the efforts of captive breeding and re-introduction.