Recent Examples of marmoset from the Web
Every year millions of animals—African grey parrots, marmosets, meerkats, poison dart frogs, pythons, seahorses, whip scorpions—are plucked from the wild and moved around the world for commercial purposes.
These will be the first major additions to Discovery Cove since SeaVenture, a diving experience, opened in 2011; the arrival of the Freshwater Oasis and its otters and marmosets in 2012; and the debut of the Grand Reef area in 2013.
Slow lorises, raccoon dogs, and pygmy marmosets are just a few of the wild animals that have become famous by posing and interacting with people on YouTube and other social media sites.
Pygmy marmosets are the world’s smallest monkeys as is, so just try to imagine how teensy-weensy their babies must be!
Researchers have detected Zika in capuchin monkeys and common marmosets, which both reside near humans in Brazil.
Pygmy marmosets actually have relatively large babies for their tiny size.
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Origin and Etymology of marmoset
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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