This is glorious.
Ninita was born in captivity, but rejected by her parents. Staff at the Florida facility raised her. And she’s doing pretty well. She also has a boyfriend.
The pygmy marmoset is the world’s smallest true monkey – topping out at 199 grams – and normally found in rainforest habitat in South America. Pygmy marmosets are not endangered, but are listed as a species of special concern since the creatures lives in some of the world’s most threatened rainforest ecosystems.
Here’s more about Ninita’s humble start in 2012.
And, her new-found fame.