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Mantled Howler Monkey (juvenile)

Alouatta palliata


Large (42") and stocky, mainly black, with a yellow-brown mantle of long fur on the siders od the body. Prehensile tail. They have load, deep roars that can be heard for miles mainly at dusk/dawn but also in response to thunder or when disturbed.


Found in most forests and remnants in groups of 10-20, spending most of the day resting in large branches. Feeds mostly on leaves, fruit, flowers and buds.

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beautiful capture MarkW3 ,congrats and thanks for sharing

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Spotted on Oct 24, 2010
Submitted on Dec 10, 2012

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