Momo

  • Species: Black Tufted-Ear Marmosets (Callithrix penicillata)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: June 1, 2008
  • Arrival: June 5, 2010
  • Background: Other Rescue
  • Character: Endearing

Momo was confiscated from a private residence in Kentucky where it is illegal to import primates. After receiving an anonymous tip, authorities obtained a court order and confiscated Momo and his companion Gizmo, another marmoset. Jungle Friends worked with the Primate Rescue Center in Kentucky to ensure that these two monkeys found a great home at Jungle Friends where they would be safe and surrounded by other marmosets.

Momo is very happy in his new home at Jungle Friends. He loves sunning himself in his runway and napping in his favorite fuzzy hammock. Momo’s also a very enthusiastic eater, and will scream in delight whenever he’s offered his favorite foods- grapes and bananas!

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