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Golden-headed lion tamarin
Leontopithecus chrysomelas

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REFERENCES

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Baker AJ, Bales K, Dietz JM. 2002. Mating system and group dynamics in lion tamarins. In: Kleiman DG, Rylands AB, editors. Lion tamarins: biology and conservation. Washington DC: Smithsonian Inst Pr. p 188-212.

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Chaoui NJ, Hasler-Gallusser S. 1999. Incomplete sexual suppression in Leontopithecus chrysomelas: a behavioural and hormonal study in a semi-natural environment. Folia Primatol 70(1): 47-54.

de Oliveira MS, Lopes FA, Alonso C, Yamamoto ME. 1999. The mother's participation in infant carrying in captive groups of Leontopithecus chrysomelas and Callithrix jacchus. Folia Primatol 70(3): 146-53.

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De Vleeschouwer K, Van Elsaker L, Leus K. 2001. Multiple breeding females in captive groups of golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas): causes and consequences. Folia Primatol 72(1): 1-10.

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Dietz JM, de Sousa SN, Billerbeck R. 1996. Population dynamics of golden-headed lion tamarins Leontopithecus chrysomelas in Una Reserve, Brazil. Dodo J Wildl Preserv Trusts 32: 115-22.

Dietz JM, de Sousa SN, da Silva JRO. 1994. Population structure and territory size in golden-headed lion tamarins, Leontopithecus chrysomelas. Neotrop Prim 2(Suppl.): 21-3.

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Raboy BE, Christman MC, Dietz JM. 2004. The use of degraded and shade cocoa forests by endangered golden-headed lion tamarins Leontopithecus chrysomelas. Oryx 38(1): 75-83.

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