Golden Lion Tamarin

Only 2-3% of their original habitat is intact. As a result of their declined in the wild, more than 500 zoo-born golden lion tamarin have been released into the wild.


  • Scientific Name: Leontopithecus rosalia
  • Range: East coast of Brazil near Rio de Janeiro
  • Status in the Wild: Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Natural Encounters Rainforest
  • Cool Animal Fact: Live in social groups of up to 15 individuals.