the golden lion tamarins of poco das antas
The Golden Lion Tamarin becomes a beacon of hope for the Atlantic Forest habitat in Brazil,as conservationists continue a more than 30-year effort to save the species by connecting its fragmented habitat with a wildlife bridge. It's an ambitious reforestation effort that promises to benefit wildlife in the region and the local communities that are joining the effort.
Accessible for free April 18-25.
Director & Producer:
Producers: Chris Dye, Devin Swanson, Pablo Durana
Duration: 7min 30sec
Category: 2020 Selection
Extras include a lesson plan by National Geographic on the Golden Lion Tamarin species with additional articles.
Read about threats to golden lion tamarins from Mongabay.