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Primate Taxonomy

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34) The common marmosets are among the smallest of the primates, with bodies less than 12 inches long. Marmosets feed on tree sap, using their teeth to gouge out holes in the bark of the trees in which they live. Closeup of a small monkey with white ear tufts sitting on a branch.
Notes: Closeup of a small monkey with white ear tufts sitting on a branch.
Scientific name: Callithrix jacchus
Member of the Callitrichid family
Photo © by: Marilyn Cole

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