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Golden lion tamarin
Leontopithecus rosalia

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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.

L. rosalia
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Baker AJ, Dietz JM. 1996. Immigration in wild groups of golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). Am J Primatol 38(1): 47-56.

Baker AJ, Dietz JM, Kleiman DG. 1993. Behavioural evidence for monopolization of paternity in multi-male groups of golden lion tamarins. Anim Behav 46(6): 1091-103.

Bales KL. 2000. Mammalian monogamy: dominance, hormones, and maternal care in wild golden lion tamarins. Ph.D dissertation, University of Maryland. 131 p.

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Bales K, O'Herron M, Baker AJ, Dietz JM. 2001. Sources of variability in numbers of live births in wild golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). Am J Primatol 54(4): 211-21.

Ballou JD, Kleiman DG, Mallinson JJC, Rylands AB, Valladares-Padua CB, Leus K. 2002. History, management, and conservation role of the captive lion tamarin populations. In: Kleiman DG, Rylands AB, editors. Lion tamarins: biology and conservation. Washington DC: Smithsonian Inst Pr. p 95-114.

Beck BB, Kleiman DG, Dietz MH, Castro I, Carvalho C, Martins A, Rettberg-Beck B. 1991. Losses and reproduction in reintroduced golden lion tamarins Leontopithecus rosalia. Dodo J Jersey Wildl Preserv Trust 27: 50-61.

Beck BB, Rapaport LG, Stanley-Price MR, Wilson AC. 1994. Reintroduction in captive-born animals. In: Olney PJ, Mace G, Feistner A, editors. Creative conservation: interactive management of wild and captive animals. London: Chapman & Hall. p 265-86.

Boinski S, Moraes E, Kleiman DG, Dietz JM, Baker AJ. 1994. Intra-group vocal behaviour in wild golden lion tamarins, Leontopithecus rosalia: honest communication of individual activity. Behaviour 130(1-2): 53-75.

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Coimbra-Filho AF, Mittermeier RA. 1977. Conservation of the Brazilian lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). In: Prince Rainier III, Bourne GH, editors. Primate conservation. New York: Academic Pr. 59-94.

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de Oliveira CR, Ruiz-Miranda CR, Kleiman DG, Beck BB. 2003. Play behavior in juvenile golden lion tamarins (Callitrichidae: Primates): organization in relation to costs. Ethology 109(7): 593-612.

Dietz JM, Baker AJ. 1993. Polygyny and female reproductive success in golden lion tamarins, Leontopithecus rosalia. Anim Behav 46(6): 1067-78.

Dietz JM, Baker AJ, Ballou JD. 2000. Demographic evidence of inbreeding depression in wild golden lion tamarins. In: Young AC, Clarke GM, editors. Genetics, demography, and viability of fragmented populations. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge Univ Pr. p 203-11.

Dietz JM, Baker AJ, Miglioretti D. 1994a. Seasonal variations in reproduction, juvenile growth, and adult body mass in golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). Am J Primatol 34(3): 115-32.

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Dietz JM, Peres CA, Pinder L. 1997. Foraging ecology and use of space in wild golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). Am J Primatol 41(4): 289-305.

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French JA, Bales KL, Baker AJ, Dietz JM. 2003. Endocrine monitoring of wild dominant and subordinate female Leontopithecus rosalia. Int J Primatol 24(6): 1281-1300.

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French JA, Inglett BJ. 1989. Female-female aggression and male indifference in response to unfamiliar intruders in lion tamarins. Anim Behav 37(3): 487-97.

French JA, Pissinatti A, Coimbra-Filho AF. 1996. Reproduction in captive lion tamarins (Leontopithecus): seasonality, infant survival, and sex ratios. Am J Primatol 39(1): 17-33.

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Kierulff MCM, Rambaldi DM, Kleiman DG. 2003. Past, present, and future of the golden lion tamarin and its habitat. In: Galindo-Leal C, de Gusmão Câmara I, editors. The Atlantic Forest of South America: biodiversity status, threats, and outlook. Washington DC: Island Pr. p 95-102.

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