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Golden lion tamarin gives birth at Zoo Atlanta

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Robin, an 8-year-old golden lion tamarin, gave birth to three infants Saturday at Zoo Atlanta, but two did not survive.

Although Robin and her mate, Theo, are experienced parents, Robin's latest pregnancy was unplanned.

According to Zoo Atlanta, infant mortality is not uncommon in golden lion tamarins, which weigh only around 2 ounces at birth.

Robin's remaining infant appears to be thriving. The newborn is the ninth surviving offspring for Robin and Theo.

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