Animal Species With Males Caring for Young Marmosets

About the behavior of animal species where males care for the young including the marmosets.

10 ANIMAL SPECIES IN WHICH THE MALE CARES FOR THE YOUNG

1. MARMOSETS

These squirrel-sized monkeys live in the dense jungles of South America. Females typically give birth to twins, which are carried through the trees by the male; he relinquishes them to their mother only briefly, for nursing. When the combined weight of the two youngsters is about equal to his own, the male stops carrying them.

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