Leontopithecus chrysopygus is listed as one of the world's rarest mammals. It is estimated that only about 700 are still living in both the wild and captivity. (Massicot 2001)
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Conservation Status"
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Animal Diversity Web
Gray, D. 2003. "Leontopithecus chrysopygus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed August 16, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Leontopithecus_chrysopygus.html.
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