Golden Lion Tamarins Released in Brazil

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Eight United States-born golden lion tamarins are released into the wilds of Brazil's Poco das Antas Biological Preserve. Fifteen animals had been sent to Brazil in November 1983 as part of a reintroduction program, and nine of them had been introduced to a half-way cage located in the wilds on May 2, 1984.


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Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washingotn, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 420.

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July 25, 1984


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