howler monkey

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Synonyms for howler monkey

monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry

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However, in 2005, Helissandra Prates, a student of Dr Bicca-Marques, observed two juvenile black and gold howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya) licking the interior of a dove's nest at Estancia Casa Branca, a 2 ha orchard forest in Alegrete.
In the early 1980s ethologist Robert Horwich conducted a study of black howler monkeys in Belize, Mexico, and Guatemala.
The sporadic emergence of YFV in the Americas has been strongly associated with infection of red howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus), which are particularly susceptible to disease.
The howler monkeys in particular enjoy sitting and leaping on to the new wooden platforms built by DZG Upper Primates Keepers.
Kitchen was delighted to have more evidence that the black howler monkey is a remarkable species.
The howler monkey study was part of Kelaita's doctoral dissertation work at U-M's Department of Anthropology.
This forest is also an important part of the biotic corridor through the Central American isthmus, where a number of notable mammals can be found, such as the endangered black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) and the Central American spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi).
The second and third Harpy Eagle-primate interactions, involving another black-bearded saki and a red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), occurred in the last 25 years while one of the authors (dos Reis) worked on a variety of projects at the BDFFP.
And from the wooden deck outside, which had a panoramic view over the Golfo Dulce, we heard the unmistakable growl-cum-groan of a black howler monkey in thick vegetation.
Beside human mummies, there is a mummified dog, lizard, fish, rat, hyena, cat, squirrel, falcon and a howler monkey from Argentina, Corwin said.
Beside human mummies, there is a mummified bog dog, lizard, fish, rat, hyena, cat, squirrel, falcon and a howler monkey from Argentina, Corwin said.
The premise is sophisticated, a novel about the Holocaust with two talking animals, a donkey and a howler monkey.
The team is especially excited about the primate skull, one of the few found in the entire Caribbean, and believes it may belong to a type of howler monkey that is now extinct in the Caribbean.
The silence is shattered only by the screech of a howler monkey living in the surrounding jungle of Honduras.
The shooting happened 100 miles west of Quito, where he planned to study a rare species of howler monkey in the wild, local police captain Michel Davalos said.