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Golden Lion Tamarin Drawing Lesson

The golden lion tamarin is a very small monkey. They are no more than 2.5 feet long including their tail and up to 2 pounds. They are about the size of a squirrel. They have golden, reddish fur that frills around their bare faces like a lion’s mane. They have claws instead of fingernails that they use to dig into trees looking for insects to eat.

Golden Lion Tamarin Drawing Lesson has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.