Marmosets sentence example
In characters of such importance as the structure of the hand and foot, the lower apes diverge extremely from the gorilla; thus the thumb ceases to be opposable in the American monkeys, and in the marmosets is directed forwards, and armed with a curved claw like the other digits, the great toe in these latter being insignificant in proportion.
Marmosets are not larger than squirrels, and present great variation in colour; all have long tails, and many have the ears tufted.
It has, however, been proposed to transfer the name Chrysothrix to the marmosets of the genus Hapale, to which it is stated to have been originally applied, and to replace it by Saimiris.
In jerboas, for example, a bunch of twelve or thirteen hairs springs from the same point, while in the polar bear a single stout hair and several slender ones arise together, and in the marmosets three equal-sized hairs form regular groups.
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Common marmosets We currently have three common marmosets that were all rescued from the pet trade in Britain.
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Primates range from tiny marmosets weighing only a few grams, to huge gorillas weighing 140 180kg.
Sadly the female had medical problems and passed away leaving Oberon to share his house with our female common marmosets.
Like all animals living in the Amazon rainforest, the silvery marmosets are threatened by deforestation caused by logging and farming.Advertisement
In the wild marmosets supplement their diet with a steady supply of tree gum which they gouge out with their sharp teeth.