howler monkey

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howler monkey

n.
Any of several monkeys of the genus Alouatta of tropical America, having a long prehensile tail and an extremely loud, howling call.
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Noun1.howler monkey - monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cryhowler monkey - monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Alouatta, genus Alouatta - howler monkeys
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Identificado microscopica dos pelos das especies brasileiras de Alouatta Lacepede, 1799 (Primates, Atelidae, Alouattinae).
In contrast, Alouattinae and Atelinae differ significantly with respect to their feeding habits, the length of their hindguts, the retention times of the ingested food, and their attitudes (Milton 1993).