Pygmy Marmoset

These tiny monkeys are about 5 inches long, not including their tail, which is longer than their body. They live in trees and typically give birth to fraternal twins.


  • Scientific Name: Callithrix pygmaea
  • Range: Northern South America
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: Natural Encounters
  • Cool Animal Fact These tiny animals are the world’s smallest true monkeys.