Golden Lion Tamarins

ID: 2003-19577

Creator: Cohen, Jessie

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1983

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Summary

Captive-born golden lion tamarins are being introduced to their natural habitat in Brazil thanks to efforts of researchers at the National Zoo. As part of a program to prevent their extinction, fifteen were sent on their way early in November. Zoo biologist Devra Kleiman is sitting second from right.

Author

Cohen, Jessie

Subject

  • Kleiman, Devra G
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, December 1983, on page 1.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1983

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1983

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Leontopithecus rosalia
  • Animals
  • Habitat conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Tamarins
  • Primates
  • Wildlife conservation

Place

Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

2003-19577

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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