Praise of paternity – pork pigment

Among the smallest marmosets in the world – pigmejek (adult individuals of this species do not exceed 16 cm in length and 70 grams of weight) there is a custom of raising offspring atypical for animals.

Immediately after delivery, the male takes the baby from its mother and takes care of it constantly. The female only gets them for the feeding period.

Time left cubs, smaller than the human thumb, stays with his father, sitting on his back.