in the southern coastal region of Brazil and are listed as highly endangered by the IUCN.
Their habitat which the Mata Atlântica rainforest is one of the most biodiverse and at the same time most threatened areas on earth.
Today only seven to twelve percent of them are still intact.
that have been observed and explored by biologists and other experts for many years. Through their work a lot more is known today about the way of life of these primates. The gained knowledge is used by the project team to implement specific measures to protect the habitat of the golden-headed tamarin.
to preserve the habitat of the golden-headed tamarin. Many forest areas are separated by "corridors" that prevent the different groups of golden-headed tamarin from getting to each other. Through the reforestation connections between the isolated forest areas are created 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 tamarin, research: Markus Mauthe
Reforestation: Lars Richter