The Great Monkey Rescue

The Great Monkey Rescue


Have you ever heard about the golden lion tamarins? You may have had a chance to see them at a zoo. Watch the video on your esheet to learn more about them and then answer the questions. You’ll discuss them in class.

Meet the Golden Lion Tamarin Family

Where are golden lion tamarins found?



They are considered an endangered species. Do you know what that means?



Who in the golden lion tamarin family takes part in raising the babies?



How many golden lion tamarins were left in their natural habitat by the 1970s?



What did scientists do to try to save the species? Did this effort succeed?



What is the goal for the number of golden lion tamarins in the wild by 2025? How can we make that happen?


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