Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Pygmy Marmoset Small is beautiful

The pygmy or dwarf marmoset is a New World monkey, native to the rainforest canopies of western Brazil, southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru and northern Bolivia. It is one of the smallest primates, and the smallest monkey. Despite its name, the lion is something different from the typical marmosets, most of which are classified in the genera Callithrix and Mico, as such, is given its own genus, Cebuella.

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