I’m reblogging this post … to honor Betty!! She had four babies. Wishing them the best!!! Hang in there babies …..
~~May 1, 2014~~
I have a very dear friend from Wales who raises these for companionship and pets. She was always talking about her monkeys; mentioned that she would bring one to my house and never did. I thought she was leading me on. But it wasn’t the case. I got to meet the Welshie’s monkeys and she told me they were marmoset monkeys.
Here’s what I found out about them.
What is a Marmoset?
Marmosets are a member of the primate family and are one of the smallest monkeys. These monkeys are semi messy animals and can be somewhat trained to defecate in a given area. Their urine has a strong odor, and some people will use special monkey diapers. They scent their areas by rubbing their perineums over everything: toys, food dishes, bedding, stuffed animals, furniture, rugs and caging.
They are intelligent and need stimulation. Interaction can be…
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