in the southern coastal region of Brazil and are listed as highly endangered by the IUCN.
Their habitat, the Mata Atlântica rainforest, is one of the most biodiverse and threatened areas on earth.
Today, only seven to twelve percent of them are intact.
that have been observed and explore by biologists and other experts for many years. Through their work, much is known today about the way of life of these primates. The knowledge gained is used by the project team to implement specific measures to protect the habitat of the golden lion monkey.
to preserve the habitat of the gold-headed lion monkey. Many forest areas are separated from each other by "corridors" that prevent the different groups of golden lion monkeys from coming together. Through the afforestation, connections between the isolated forest areas can be made, which enable the animals to overcome the previously treeless corridors.
Die Aufforstung von Schutzgebieten in Brasilien hilft dabei, neuen Lebensraum für die Goldkopflöwenäffchen zu schaffen.
Our local partners:
Golden-headed lion monkeys, research: Markus Mauthe
Reforestation: Lars Richter