Friday, October 17, 2014

Facts about Pygmy Marmosets

When it comes to “exotic” pets, we often think of animals that most people wouldn’t even like to meet face-to-face—snakes, tarantulas, or even full-grown lions. However, there is one kind of exotic pet that’s gradually making its way up the ladder: pygmy marmosets.
Pygmy marmosets are a species of monkeys found in South America, mainly Brazil, Columbia, and Ecuador. Also called mono de bolsillo (Spanish for “pocket monkey”), pygmy marmosets are fast gaining recognition as pets throughout the world. Here are a few interesting facts about them.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

How a Monkey Can Be Your Therapeutic Companion

The love and affection of a pet toward its owner is proven to offer health benefits. For one, they can help lighten your mood and reduce your tension after a tiresome day of work. Unsurprisingly, more and more Americans are up for buying pets mainly for companionship to combat chronic emotional conditions like depression.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Proper Nourishment for a Pygmy Marmoset

Having a pygmy marmoset as a pet is such a thrill for a lot of Americans. It may not be as cuddly as your pet dog or cat but it surely has some characteristics and skills not found in other pets. Besides its deceiving weight and height, a pygmy marmoset is said to have the ability to leap up to more than 16 feet. If you’re up for buying a legal pygmy marmoset, you should know what to feed it.