Golden Lion Tamarins Released in Brazil
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.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washingotn, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 420.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
July 25, 1984