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1 Life Of the Golden Lion Tamarins By: STEPHANIE

2 Table of Contents

3 Habitat ☻Tropical humid forest : mature primary forest ☻Utilize secondary forest ☻Areas with heavy vine growth ☻Tree holes as sleeping areas ☻Brazil, South America ☻Mountain range of Serra Do Mar ☻Low land rain forest ☻Southeastern costal Brazil costal of Rio de Janerio ☻Atlantic forest

4 Food and Water ☻Eat fruit most of the time ☻Mostly get their water from juicy leaves ☻Eat tree maple, spiders, small lizards, nuts, bugs, birds, and lots more ☻Swing from trees to get bird eggs, have long narrow arms, and fingers ☻Very sneaky ☻Hunt in troops or family ☻Small vertebrates ☻Omnivores

5 Daily Behavior ☻Live with family members individuals or 5-6 for a typical group ☻Have 1 male leader ☻Very territorial about 100 acres to get enough food ☻Love to climb on trees ☻Groom each others fur ☻Look for food ☻Dad always Carrie their babies ☻Keep an eye on predators like foxes, coyotes, and bobcats ☻When grooming, they get dirt out, and dry skin

6 Family Structures ☻H☻Have 2 babies at a time ☻S☻Spend more time with mother, sisters, and brothers ☻S☻Sleep nested together ☻P☻Parents lead the family from the tree ☻M☻Males Carrie the babies

7 Interesting Facts ☻ Rarest monkeys in the world ☻2 babies at a time ☻Live in a herd ☻Live from years some live more than 40 years ☻They whistle, cheep, whine, and cluck ☻Striking looking monkey ☻Around 12 inches ( 31 centimeters) ☻Tail around 17 inches (44 centimeters) ☻2 pounds (900 grams) ☻Squirrel sized monkey ☻Can not grip well

8 Bibliography ☻Book: ☻McDaniel, Melissa. Monkeys New York : Benchmark Books, 2004

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