Monday, January 16, 2012

Science: Nature - Pygmy Marmoset

Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix pygmaea)
… a New World monkey native to the rainforest canopies of western Brazil, southeasternColombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, and northern Bolivia. It is one of the smallest primates, and the smallest true monkey, with its body length ranging from 14 to 16 centimetres. Males weigh around 140 grams , and females only 120 grams. (Wikipedia)
Credit: From Tumblr and Wikipedia
(photo: Malene Thyssen)

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