Lowland and coastal rain forests
Fruits, insects, and small vertebrates
Usually twins are born. The father and siblings share in rearing.
Lives in family groups of two to eight individuals—a breeding pair and their offspring, and sometimes other relatives.
Severely endangered because their habitat has been fragmented into small, unconnected areas. About 1,500 golden lion tamarins live in the wild.
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