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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Golden Lion Tamarins


Beauty Of Animal | Golden Lion Tamarins  | Golden 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. Its abundant golden hair frames a charismatic black face and covers its small body and tail. Despite their name, these rare primates have far more in common with their monkey relatives than any feline. The golden lion tamarin forms social family groups. Males help to raise their offspring, and often carry their young on their backs in between feedings. Tamarin young are usually twins. The Golden Lion Tamarin by her hair bright red-orange skin for a long time. The Golden Lion Tamarin is the largest marmosets.
As with all New World monkeys, the Golden Lion Tamarin tegulae, the claw-like nails, nails instead of ungulae or apartment is in all other primates, including humans. Tegulae allow tamarins to the sides of trees cling to. The Golden Lion Tamarin has a very limited range, and that over time have all but lost 2-5% of their original habitat in Brazil. Today is the tamarind to three small areas of the rain forest in southeastern Brazil Poco das Antas Biological Reserve limited, Fazenda União Biological Reserve, private lands through the reintroduction program. Tamarins live in the lowland coastal forests, below 300 m (984 ft) above sea level. The Golden Lion Tamarin is active for up to 12 hours per day.
Golden lions live primarily in the trees. They sleep in hollows at night and forage by day while traveling from branch to branch. Long fingers help them stay aloft and snare insects, fruit, lizards, and birds. These interesting animals are critically endangered, as are many of the forests in which they live. Brazil's Atlantic coastal rain forests are disappearing due to ever-expanding logging, agriculture, and industry, and unfortunately, the golden lion tamarin is in danger of vanishing with them.
The reproductive system of the Golden Lion Tamarin is largely monogamous. If two grown men in a group, a mates with the female. Only dominant female can reproduce and fix bitches in the other group. Men can reach puberty 28 months. Tamarins have a gestation period of four months. Golden Lion Tamarin cooperative breeding groups are infants. Youth group members lose opportunities for improvement, but they gain experience in helping parents raise their younger siblings. Young people in his youth at 17 weeks come and socializing group members. Subadult stage reached in 14 months and will initially tamarind adult behavior.

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