Pygmy Marmoset Monkey • Earth.com

Last update: December 13th, 2019 at 5:00 am

Pygmy Marmoset Monkey

The Pygmy Marmoset Monkey (Cebuella pygmaea) is native to the rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. With an average weight of 100 grams (3.5 ounces) and an average head-body length of 13.4 centimeters (around 5.3 inches), it is the smallest monkey in the world. The pygmy marmoset can rotate its head 180 degrees and feeds on tree gum.

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