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:

    weird

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    droydroy Reply:

    a it is not weird! its so cute

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    millie11 Reply:

    Agree !

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  2. Environmentalist9 says:

    Wonderful!

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  3. birdgirl9 says:

    omg that is gust to cute.

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  4. jazmine6565 says:

    its okay

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  5. ZoeH1234 says:

    It looks scary but my brain thinks it’s cute

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  6. taltaltal23 says:

    cool

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  7. saphire808283 says:

    okay that monkey is adorable but weird

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    droydroy Reply:

    i know right

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  8. LjBoo says:

    That is a really tiny monkey! it is the size of a kitten!

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  9. saphire808283 says:

    I kind of want to have it as a pet but ?

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