Hand-rearing a baby marmoset is an intensive process that requires constant attention. Mentally and physically prepare yourself for the process. Obtain all of the necessary ingredients and equipment before the baby arriv... More »

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Pygmy marmosets, the smallest monkeys in the world, protect themselves by hiding among the rainforest plants and by dashing and leaping from danger. In addition, they have coloration that camouflages them from predators. More »

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 »

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According to PBS, the pygmy marmoset is the world's smallest monkey, at 5.35 inches in length and 4.2 ounces in weight on average. A tree-dwelling primate, the pygmy marmoset is notable for its sharp nails and impressive... More »

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Baby pygmy marmosets use vocalizations known as 'babbling' that are functionally similar to a human baby's babbling noises; these vocalizations help the baby pygmy marmoset practice using its vocal anatomy and also serve... More »

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A baby monkey is called an "infant." Monkeys and apes are genetically close to humans, so sharing the same names for their young seems appropriate. All animals are given baby names at the time of birth. More »

A baby monkey, like a human baby, is called an infant. Newborn monkeys can be classified as either Old World or New World, depending on their location. Old World monkeys are those born in Africa and Asia. Monkeys in Sout... More »

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