Animal Size

Buffy-tufted marmoset size: How big do they get?

How big does a Buffy-tufted marmoset get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Buffy-tufted marmoset (Callithrix aurita) reaches an average size of 24 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 387 grams (0.85 lbs). A Buffy-tufted marmoset has 2 babies at once. The Buffy-tufted marmoset (genus: Callithrix) is a member of the family Callitrichidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The buffy-tufted marmoset (Callithrix aurita), also known as the buffy tufted-ear marmoset or white-eared marmoset, is a New World monkey that lives in the forests on the Atlantic coast of southeast Brazil. Of all the marmosets, it has the southernmost range.The buffy-tufted marmoset resembles the common marmoset but is somewhat larger. It has grey-black skin, and the most obvious differences from the common marmoset are its whitish face (“skulllike facial mask” ), brown crown and shorter ear tufts.The buffy-tufted marmoset lives in coastal forests from sea-level up to 500 m. It is diurnal and arboreal, living almost all its life in the trees. It lives in small groups of two to eight animals.Unlike most other marmosets, the buffy-tufted marmoset almost exclusively eats insects. It does not eat tree sap, which is why it has a very small snout. Aside from the insects the buffy-tufted marmoset consumes, this monkey also consumes varying types of flowering plants, such as Combretaceae and legumes, as well as gum, soursops and cacti. Little is known about the buffy-tufted marmoset reproductive patterns. Gestation is approximately 170 days and births are typically of twin offspring.

Animals of the same family as a Buffy-tufted marmoset

We found other animals of the Callitrichidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Buffy-tufted marmoset

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Buffy-tufted marmoset:

Animals with the same litter size as a Buffy-tufted marmoset

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Buffy-tufted marmoset:

Animals with the same weight as a Buffy-tufted marmoset

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Callithrix aurita: