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Pygmy Marmoset Loves Her Toothbrush More Than Anything

Ninita the pygmy marmoset knows how to appreciate the simple things in life. Like her toothbrush, for instance, and ... actually, that's about it -- she really loves her toothbrush.

Ninita was born deaf and rescued by the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation in 2012 after her parents abandoned her as a baby. She's been hand-reared ever since, and has developed a love for playing and toothbrushes which persists to this day:

According to the San Diego Zoo, pygmy marmosets are the world's smallest monkey. When fully grown, they weigh about as much as a stick of butter.

WATCH one of Ninita's toothbrush massages, above, and more on Ninita's life, below:

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This photo taken Oct. 4, 2009 shows pugs Mochi, left, and Olive posing for a photo dressed as Geisha girls at they're home in Huntington Beach Calif. The stepsisters have been geisha girls, surfer girls and sushi over the years. They may not understand the tradition, but "pugs understand positive energy," explained dog owner, partner and costume designer Lisa Woodruff. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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This photo taken Oct. 4, 2009 shows Mochi, a 4 year old pug from Huntington Beach, Calif. dressed by her owner Lisa Woodruff as a Geisha girl at her home. The stepsisters have been geisha girls, surfer girls and sushi over the years. They may not understand the tradition, but "pugs understand positive energy," explained dog owner, partner and costume designer Lisa Woodruff. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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