Mitzi

  • Species: Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: July 23, 2003
  • Arrival: August 11, 2007
  • Background: Research
  • Character: Curious

Mitzi was bred for research and had been sent to a laboratory to be 'used' in biomedical research, but a change of course allowed her a bright future at Jungle Friends instead. Her beautiful habitat was a huge departure from the metal cages she was used to, and the change was much appreciated.

Mitzi is a shy marmoset who enjoys climbing through the trees and bamboo in her habitat. She can often be found sitting at the uppermost perch available to her, so that she can see everything that’s going on and still feel hidden. She loves her green beans, and will sneak down to grab them out of her food bowl whenever she suspects you’re not watching her!