Fitted with radio collars and tracked by volunteers, this family of golden lion tamarins roams free on the grounds of the National Zoo.
Take a close look at the golden lion tamarin at its home in The National Zoo of Washington, DC. This endangered animal hails from the coastal region of Brazil, where less than two percent of the forest remains. See how few species possess the skill and agility that this very special (and adorable) breed of monkey displays.
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