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Pygmy Marmoset or Dwarf Monkey (Cebuella pygmaea) | by Wayne W G
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Pygmy Marmoset or Dwarf Monkey (Cebuella pygmaea)

World's smallest primate, the pygmy marmoset chews holes in tree bark and laps up the sap (only likes one or two types of tress, so sensitive to habitat changes).

Our first afternoon - canoeing the flooded rainforest behind Tahuayo Lodge, Loreto, Peru.

 

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Primates

Family: Callitrichidae

Genus: Cebuella

Species: C. pygmaea

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Taken on March 30, 2012