Animals in Research

Marmosets with tech and treats

Location: Wisconsin, USA
Group: Primates
Species: Marmoset
Research Areas: Aging, AIDS, Alzheimer's, Behavioral research, Cancer, Drug development, Genetic diseases, Heart research, Infectious disease, Polio, Respiratory research, Safety and efficacy testing, Sarcopenia, Vaccine development, Zika virus

These are common marmosets in the lobby of the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center. Dried fruit, grapes, peanuts and other "pocket treats" are provided by their caretakers. This helps provide enrichment and also facilitates the ability to do health checks and other routine care procedures.