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Black Howler Monkey

Alouatta caraya

The largest of the New World monkeys, they use their prehensile tail as an extra arm to grab branches. Males have black fur, while females and juveniles have golden-tan fur. Preferring to spend their time in the trees, howler monkeys rarely descend to the ground.


Found At

Rainforest

CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern

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