What do golden lion tamarins eat?

The golden tamarin lion, also known as a golden marmoset, has a diverse diet of fruits, bugs, flowers, bird eggs and some small vertebrae. As foragers, these small monkeys have elongated hands and fingers which help them extract prey hiding in small crevices. Insects only account for about 10 or 15% of their diet, while the rest is pretty much made up of fruit.

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