Cape May County Park and Zoo
707 Route 9 North - Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Exit 11 off the Garden State Parkway
Open Year Round: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Our Park and Zoo are FREE!

Common Marmoset

Scientific Name: Callithrix jacchus

Other Name: White Tufted Ear Marmoset

Range and Habitat: Scrub forest of North Eastern Brazil

Captive/Wild Lifespan: up to 12 years

Gestation: 170 days usually birthing twins

 Diet: Omnivores

Adaptations: At night the members of a group sleep together in dense vegetation or on a tree branch. They will often bite holes in the bark of trees and lick up the gum that seeps from the holes.

IUCN Status: Least Concern 2015

Conservation: They naturally occur within many preseved areas in South America

Did you Know: They do have thumbs, but are not opposable

Here at the CMC Zoo: Nico was a private donation in 2009 so his background and birthday are unknown. His keepers say he is awesome and loves to people watch. His favorite nesting place is Build a Bear Factory Boxes.


Cape May County Park and Zoo
Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums
- Plan Your Visit
- Maps 
- Directions
- Events
- Tours
- Safari Cafe/Gift Shop
- F.A.Q.
- Jr. Zookeeper
- Crafts with Critters
- Zoo To You
- Birthday Parties
- Scout Programs
- Littlest Explorers

- History
- List / Search
- Photo Gallery
- Adopt An Animal
- Conservation Prog.
- Wish List
- General Info.
- Hours
- Bus Permits
- Pavilion Permit
- Disc Golf
- Fitness Trails
  - Park/Zoo
- Employment
- Docent Program
- Wish to Donate?
Facebook  TripAdvisor  Instagram
Return Policy   |   Recurring Payment Plans Disclosure   |   Delivery Information   |   Privacy Policy
© 2017 Cape May County Park & Zoo - All Rights Reserved. Site Designed By: Square 1 Design