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Present Golden lion tamarins have many distinct adaptations that allow them to survive. They have long fingers and claws to forage in small nooks and crannies, searching for tasty snacks. They are very vocal, and scientists have documented over 17 different calls. Different calls are used to warn troop members of predators in the air, and on land. The bright orange and yellow shades of their fur allow them to camouflage with the colorful flowers and fruits of the rainforest. Future Golden lion tamarins will have to alter their fur to a darker color, because after global warming takes effect, there could be less-bright plants for them to camouflage with. They would also have to adapt to live in environments with fewer trees, and more grassland-like plants. Their diet would need to include less fruits and plants because many of these fruits and plants may not survive global warming.