PYGMY MARMOSET.....found in the rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Columbia......one of the smallest primates and the smallest monkey in the world....a body length of 4.75 - 6 inches, a tail of 7 - 9 inches and a weight 3.53 - 4 oz....spend most of their time in the trees and are rarely on the ground....a curled up Pygmy Marmoset fits into a human palm
Finger monkeys are actually pygmy marmosets from the rain forest. These primates belong to the family Callitrichidae, species Cebuella and genus C. pygma. They are the tiniest living primates in the world. They are also known by the names "pocket monkeys" and "tiny lions". Theses adorable guys hug and grip on to your finger so tight that it pulls at your heartstrings and you want to take them home with you.