Black-faced lion tamarins are primarily frugivorous, feeding on fruit, flowers, gum and nectar. However, they also eat insects, which they find under the bark of trees, as well as small lizards and snakes (Massicot, 2001).
Animal Foods: reptiles; insects
Plant Foods: fruit; nectar; flowers; sap or other plant fluids
Primary Diet: herbivore (Frugivore )