Dwarf Marmoset (Callithrix humilis)
The dwarf marmoset has nails on the digits that are more claw-like. This species also has nonopposable thumbs.
This species is found in the country of Brazil.
The dwarf marmoset moves quadrupedally through the forest and is capable of short leaps (Fleagle, 1988)
This species gives birth to twin offspring (Fleagle, 1988).
Fleagle, J. G. 1988. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press: New York.
Last Updated: May 19, 2007.
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