Tamarin, Golden Lion
12 inches long, tail up to 17 inches
22 - 25 ounces
Mazuri Callitrichid, grapes, sweet potato, watermelon, apple, banana, blueberries, strawberries and mealworms
Rainforests in southern and eastern Brazil from Bahia to Sao Paulo
World of Adaptations
Although tamarins are smaller than squirrels, they are called, “Kings of the Jungle,” because the manes around their faces make them look like lions.