Finger Monkey Facts Pygmy marmoset For Sale
Finger Monkey is one of the smallest monkeys on the earth, finger monkey is mostly found in rain forest-like a place such as Amazon rain forests and in many other parts of South America continent.
Finger monkey’s scientific name is Pygmy marmoset, these monkey have weight more than 100 gram or 3.5 oz, finger money are so small that they can be fitted on your palm and also can climb on your finger, they have a height same as a human finger that is why these Pygmy marmoset monkeys called finger money or pocket monkey.
Sometimes earlier we think that Pygmy marmoset is the smallest monkeys on the earth but recently scientist has found a new species of monkeys which are smaller than these finger monkeys, the scientific name of these newly found monkeys are Roosmalens dwarf marmoset, as their relative Finger Monkey, Roosmalens dwarf marmoset is also live in Amazon rain forest and in other parts of South America. These species are the smallest monkeys on earth, they are some small in height as compare to Pygmy marmoset, their weight is not more than 5.5-6.5 ounces (150-185 g). There is many more dwarf monkey waiting to be found in the Amazon rainforest.
A pygmy marmoset lives in a group of two to nine members, the exact number of how many males and females live in a group is still unknown but a male member and a female member is lives together sometimes two male member and female or one male or two female lives in the group.
These monkeys mostly eat gums from the trees of Amazon rain forest apart this, these monkeys also eat insects like butterflies, crickets, caterpillars, etc. It is seen that these groups of Pygmy marmoset monkeys which consist, 2-9 members, have a deep relationship between children and the male adult of the group. The pygmy marmoset lives in a group as already discussed so as like other animal social groups these groups also have member who always look for danger, this member change shift with other members of the groups. The pygmy marmoset finger monkey uses different kind of signals to alert their group from any kind of danger, these signal can be vocal high pitch sound, visual types signals like expression or sign language or chemical type signal. These finger monkeys communicate with all these methods.
Finger monkeys live with their family mostly mother and father and siblings, they works like a cooperative group in which each member help or cooperative other members so, number of member in the group decrease the workload and by this, the other member of group can teach baby finger monkeys how they can find food and other parenting skill.
Finger Monkey | Pygmy Marmoset Facts
Finger Monkey’s scientific name is Pygmy Marmosts
Finger monkeys eat butterflies, insects, fruits and tree’s gum
Finger monkeys are only found in South America continent (Brazil, eastern Peru, southern Colombia and Ecuador) mostly in the Amazon Rain forest area.
Finger monkey is the world’s 2nd smallest monkey known to man
Finger monkeys can cost you $2000 to $10,000
The normal lifespan of these monkeys is 12-15 years in jungle but increase when they domesticated
Finger Monkeys lives only in the trees which are not tall more than 18 m
Finger Monkeys live and spend all their life in trees holes
As per WWF Finger Monkeys are not in danger but have been categorized in special species.
Finger Monkeys can rotate their heads to 180 degrees.
Finger Monkey’s tail is longer than their body which 6 to 7 inches long.
Finger monkeys are intelligent animal, they communicate with vocal, sign and chemical signals.
Finger Monkeys are short tempered they can get angry easily and may even bite anybody but their small bite not make any big pain.
Finger Monkeys can jump to almost 15 feet into the air.
Pygmy Marmoset or Finger Monkey For Sale
If you want to buy a Pygmy Marmoset or finger monkey and you live in the US then it will be very easy, you need to follow the website www.poggisanimalhouse.com, there you will find Michael Poggi’s who is the owner of this website (www.poggisanimalhouse.com) and an animal lover. He will help to find the best and cutest monkey from his own private zoo. Here we have listed the price tags of all types of monkeys which Michael Poggi’s have.
- Common Marmosets which is commonly known as finger monkey or Pocket monkey = $3900
- Geoffrey Marmosets = $4900
- Cotton Top Tamarins = $4900
- Red Handed (Golden Handed) Tamarins = $4900
- Baby Black Cap Capuchins = $8900
- Baby White-Faced Capuchins = $8900
Please Note: www.poggisanimalhouse.com is currently not shipping finger monkey outside the US so, if you are from any other part of the world then you can get this cute monkey from domesticsale.com but keep in mind they are good in bought in pairs.
Finger Monkey | Pygmy Marmoset Images and Pics
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