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howler monkey

a bearded, black monkey with long prehensile tail, about the size of a large dog and noted for its loud voice created by an extraordinarily large and cavernous larynx. Called also Alouatta spp.
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In effect, male howler monkeys have developed two strategies to win in the reproduction competition: vocal power and balls size.
2005), anthropogenic habitat fragmentation may increase the incidence of hybridization in howler monkeys, because the confinement of a few individuals in small fragments can reduce the chances of finding conspecific partners, which can lead to more frequent contact with groups of other species, and to interspecific crosses (Dias et al.
Tropical rain forest fragmentation, howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata), and dung beetles at Los Tuxtlas, Mexico.
Between 1998 and 2008, the researchers sampled 135 adult howler monkeys from Tabasco, Mexico, along with 76 others from Veracruz, Campeche, Chiapas and Quintana Roo states in Mexico and Peten in Guatemala.
Phytochemical and Mineral Components of Foods Consumed by Black Howler Monkeys (Alouatta pigra) at Two Sitesin Belize.
First and foremost is a commitment to maintain a 220-acre nature preserve in the center of Isla Palenque, which protects the island's natural artesian spring that provides fresh water to the howler monkeys, parrots, jungle cats and other tropical species that call the island home, said Benjamin Loomis, president of Amble Resorts, the developer of Isla Palenque.
Influence of cultural factors in the possessions of howler monkeys as pets and its effect on individuals in captivity
Density, habitat use, and ranging patterns of Red Howler Monkeys in a Colombian Andean Forest.
These are in addition to the featured animals which include the jaguar, tapir, giant armadillo, toucans (they like to be in pairs), the sloth, an anaconda, howler monkeys and poisonous tree frogs.
In addition, although most of the areas where howler monkeys roam freely are now fragments of different sizes (Zaldivar et al.
com), an eco-friendly sanctuary with 17 rustic cabanas nestled in a vibrant habitat teeming with wild black howler monkeys, crocodiles, and more than 250 species of vivacious birds.