Eastern pygmy marmosets
are native to the rainforests of western Brazil, southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador and eastern Peru where they are threatened by both habitat loss and being captured for the pet trade.
Among the animals housed there are various species of snake, iguanas, tree frogs, rare butterflies and other insects and a colony of pygmy marmoset
THE albino pygmy marmoset
monkey is the world's smallest monkey- and they don't come much smaller than this brand new arrival at Froso Zoo, in Ostersund, Sweden.
Ama-Zone-ia Rainforest Experience hit the headlines when one of its pygmy marmosets
gave birth to twins last year.
Its primate collection ranges from the tiny Pygmy Marmosets
to silverback Western Lowland Gorilla.
"We've done well in breeding pygmy marmosets
in the past, so we're hoping we can have similar success with our new dominant pair."
The new feature includes a selection of freshwater rainforest fish species alongside realistic planting and a waterfall and is home to a colony of rescued monkeys including common and pygmy marmosets
and cottontop tamarins.
Meet a colony of monkeys, including pygmy marmosets
and cotton-topped tamarins.
The 50-acre home to about 1,000 animals (mostly endangered species) is world-famous for its primate collection, from tiny pygmy marmosets
to awesomely powerful silverback western lowland gorillas.
The world's smallest monkey also poses a few headaches during the census - 13 pygmy marmosets
at the upper primate house are currently running rings around trainee keeper, Stephanie Sawyer.
Amazing Amazon will also be home to a colony of monkeys, including pygmy marmosets