The World’s Smallest Monkey

The Pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) is the smallest monkey in the world. They live in the Amazon of South America, hanging out in the forest looking for tree sap or gum to eat.  On average these little monkeys weigh 124 grams, which is about the size of a kitten.

pygmy marmoset, monkey, callithrix pygmaea

Photo credit: Malene Thyseen

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Callithrix_pygmaea.html

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  1. ReCha0917 says:

    It’s so small!

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