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From the rainforests of South America...check out these finger monkeys!!! (a.k.a. pygmy marmosets) The finger monkey is the tiniest living primate in the world. It’s so small that it can hold on to your finger. This cute little primate hugs and grips on to your finger so tight that it pulls your heartstrings and you wish you could take it home with you. Finger monkeys are, as a matter of fact, pygmy marmosets. They are also known by the names ‘pocket monkey’ and ‘tiny lion’.
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.
WHAT?! I don't know if this is kind of cool...or just plain awful that someone had the complete and utter lack of taste and moral standing, to teach and therefore show insult, to the majestic intelligence to one of the planet's most beautiful creatures. I'm shocked. This is a show of why humans are at times parasite-like to this planet and the awful influence we have on plant and animal life. Sheesh... :|