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Pygmy Marmoset

Callithrix pygmaea

NATURAL HABITAT
The Pygmy marmoset lives in the understory of the rainforest and is commonly found near rivers.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Insects, arachnids and gum from trees
IN THE ZOO – Fruits, vegetables and insects

FASCINATING FACTS

  • World's smallest true monkey
  • Lives 11 to 12 years in the wild and into their twenties in captivity
  • Groom each other as a way of social bonding
  • Can climb very high up in trees due to small size
  • Often have litters of twins
  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400