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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At dawn and at sunset the howler monkeys screamed together and the parrakeets broke into shrill chatter, but during the hot hours of the day only the full drone of insects, like the beat of a distant surf, filled the ear, while nothing moved amid the solemn vistas of stupendous trunks, fading away into the darkness which held us in.
This year's count-in has been boosted by the arrival of two of the world's rarest species, an Amur tiger and female Sumatran tiger, plus the birth of a critically-endangered black howler monkey - a first in DZG's 75-year history - and a variety of vulnerable native species including Fen raft spiders and great crested newts.
But when, say, a howler monkey comes on, you can pause the video and click the mouse to jump -- monkey-like -- to more information.
This year's count has been boosted by the arrival of two of the world's rarest species - an Amur tiger and female Sumatran tiger, plus the birth of a critically-endangered black howler monkey.
Because these Pavarottis of the howler monkey world had less trouble attracting and creating an exclusive harem of females, they tended to have smaller testicles.
com/howler-monkeys-dead-brazil-after-yellow-fever-outbreak-2514211) Jungle Falls Silent After Howler Monkey Disease Epidemic
A conservation group called Paso Pacifico collected evidence of nearly 300 howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua in just the first three months of the year.
Caption: In nine species of howler monkey, researchers found an inverse relationship between testes size and size of the hyoid bone, part of the vocal tract.
Distribution of the black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) and the mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) in their contact zone in eastern Guatemala.
Yellow fever virus strains sequenced in the study and their metadata, Venezuela * Isolate ID Source Location 1A Red howler monkey Monagas 2A ([dagger]) Red howler monkey Guarico 3A Red howler monkey Portuguesa 4A Red howler monkey Portuguesa 5A Human Portuguesa 6A ([dagger]) Human Portuguesa 7A Human Portuguesa 8A ([dagger]) Red howler monkey Barinas 9A ([dagger]) Red howler monkey Apure 10A ([dagger]) Red howler monkey Monagas Isolate ID Year of Passage GenBank collection history accession no.
Intragroup genetic relatedness in two howler monkey species (Alouatta pigra and A.
Maya, our animal lover, was assigned the task of playing mommy to a one-month-old baby howler monkey named Memo whose parents had been killed.