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. Green Genius
    ReCha0917 says:

    weird

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  2. Green Genius
    Environmentalist9 says:

    Wonderful!

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  3. Enviro-Fanatic
    birdgirl9 says:

    omg that is gust to cute.

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  4. New Bee
    jazmine6565 says:

    its okay

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  5. Toadstool
    ZoeH1234 says:

    It looks scary but my brain thinks it’s cute

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  6. Toadstool
    taltaltal23 says:

    cool

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  7. Eco Protector
    saphire808283 says:

    okay that monkey is adorable but weird

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