Monkeys are only available for adoption from exotic dealers; however, there are many rules and regulations regarding monkey ownership. For example, monkeys are not allowed to be brought over from overseas regardless of w... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Monkeys

While finger monkey is not a scientific term, and can refer to any monkey small enough to hold in one hand, the most common type of monkey called a finger monkey is a pygmy marmoset. Weighing an average of 3.5 ounces and... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Monkeys

The cost of a finger monkey runs anywhere from $1,500 to $5,000. A variety of factors play into the cost of a finger monkey, including the age and health of a particular animal as well as the breeder. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Monkeys
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