Leontopithecus rosalia


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Leontopithecus rosalia

small monkey in the Callithricidae family; called also golden lion tamarin.
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The highest measure values of muscle morphometry were found in Leontopithecus rosalia females, what may suggest that, in this species and sex, there was a higher flexion potential.
1997) argued that this reserve is one of the few remnants of lowland Atlantic Rain Forest in Rio de Janeiro State, and is also the habitat for the largest natural population of the golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia (Primates: Callithichidae).
These critically endangered monkeys, Leontopithecus rosalia, are in a five-hectare patch of protected forest on a private farm in the Atlantic Forest in Rio de Janeiro state, and this is their first taste of the wild.