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Gold

By Philip_P  
My first venture out with my camera since November. Popped into Colchester Zoo for a couple of hours this afternoon.

A Golden lion tamarin also known as Golden Marmoset.

Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the Golden Lion Tamarin is an endangered species with an estimated wild population of "more than 1,000 individuals" and a captive population maintained at approximately 490 individuals.

Tags: General Brazil Monkey Colchester zoo Golden lion tamarin Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Golden marmoset

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jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
24 Feb 2011 7:26PM
A great looking fellow

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24 Feb 2011 7:44PM
Beautiful shot!
Sam.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
24 Feb 2011 8:50PM
What a solemn little face! Beautifully captured.

Theresa
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
24 Feb 2011 10:14PM
This is a beautiful portrait! Stunning color for this monkey!
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
25 Feb 2011 11:39AM
Top quality capture Phil. Colouring is so rich and positive. Spot on.
Ron
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2011 2:12PM
Super portrait. He's gorgeous! Good work.
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