Singer Kellie Pickler Adopts a Monkey
"The "Pickler Family" has gotten bigger....(and no I didn't have a kid)...I adopted a Marmoset Monkey! She is the cutest little thing. She is so tiny, only weighs 3 ounces right now. I'm not sure exactly what I am going to name her....so maybe you guys can help me out. I'll post a picture of her and you guys can comment on what you think I should name her....she is so sweet and she has the best personality. I absolutely love her!!!....and I love you guys too....xoxo pickler :)"
Marmosets, which are generally just about 8 inches in length, have claws instead of nails, and long lower incisor teeth that help them chew holes in trees (they lack wisdom teeth). The tiny monkeys – who generally run a body temperature of only 7 degrees – are active little guys, and feed on insects, fruit and leaves. We'll be interested to hear how Pickler fares with her new friend!