Humans are arguably the only species on earth that has a culture of pet owning, and there is supposedly a science to why people are drawn to animals. A feature on the National Geographic’s website published last November 20, 2014 discusses humanity’s obsession with pet-keeping, and how the trend feverishly flourished from mere domestication. Curiously, […]
Dogs, cats, and fish are some of the most popular pets you can own, but there are other adorable critters that you can raise as part of your family. Take the petite, but lovable pygmy marmoset monkey; an article on the Huffington Post website dated November 18, 2014 shows just how charming the tiny primate […]
Despite their popularity, cats and dogs seem to be old news. Hundreds of households in America are now called home by numerous pet monkeys, and the trend does not show signs of letting up anytime soon. While their endless antics and human-like characteristics may have enticed many to welcome monkeys as pets, it seems that […]
Who can resist the large soulful eyes and endearing expression of that monkey in the window? Primates have always been on civilized man’s list of exotic pets. When it comes to popularity, the one that stands out is the marmoset, which is one of the smallest monkeys on the planet. Before acquiring a pygmy marmoset […]
Did you know that animals can learn from online video tutorials, just like humans do? Streaming sites like YouTube traditionally cater to people, but it won’t be long before the website or other platforms will have animals– like marmoset monkeys– as the target audience, especially after the findings of a recent study.
There’s no denying that the benefits of pet ownership are immense. While cats and dogs are typically on the list when a family plans to get a new pet, a new kid on the block demands attention: pocket monkeys or pygmy marmosets. The Buzzle.com staff offers some insight into these adorable little creatures:
After a rough day at work, nothing beats wet kisses and furry hugs from house pets. Many studies have proved animals’ incredible ability to lighten moods and reduce tension in people. Kaieteur News Online reports on the wonder these creatures can bring.
Who would resist having a cute little finger-sized monkey as a pet? Don’t be fooled by these tiny creatures, though; they may weigh a mere 100 grams and be as tall as 11 to 15 centimeters, but they can leap up to more than 16 feet. If you’re still up for buying a legal pygmy […]
Purchasing marmoset monkeys for sale isn’t as easy as walking up to a store and walking back home with a monkey in tow. Monkeys are classified as exotic animals, so people seeking to own one as a pet are required to contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and apply for a wildlife […]
You’ve finally gotten the permission of your parents to own a pet—but it just seems like a dog or a cat doesn’t fit the bill. If you feel this way, you’re probably on the fast track to owning an exotic pet. If so, say hello to the Pygmy marmoset (pictured above). An article from Time […]