The World’s Smallest Species of Monkey
A baby pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) is seen at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago, Chile, on August 3, 2010. The pygmy marmoset, also known as Leoncillo (little lion) and Mono de bosillo (pocket monkey), was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta, some 849 miles of Santiago. The species is under threat of extinction for two main reasons: Humans love to collect them as pets, and we clear-cut the Amazonian trees in which they live.
(photo: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)               (via: Takepart.org)

The World’s Smallest Species of Monkey

A baby pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaeais seen at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago, Chile, on August 3, 2010. The pygmy marmoset, also known as Leoncillo (little lion) and Mono de bosillo (pocket monkey), was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta, some 849 miles of Santiago. The species is under threat of extinction for two main reasons: Humans love to collect them as pets, and we clear-cut the Amazonian trees in which they live.

(photo: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)               (via: Takepart.org)

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