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Black Howler Monkey

Alouatta caraya

Howler monkeys are among the largest and noisiest of the ‘New World’ monkeys. Although called black, it is only the adult males that are black. The females and infants are a pale grey/beige.

measurements

Measurements

Size: Male - 60-65cm, Female - 50cm
Weight: Male - 5.0-8.9kg, Female - 3.8-5.4kg

habitat

Habitat

The black howler monkey is found from the dry forests of central Brazil into the rainforests of Paraguay, Argentina, and Bolivia.

diet

Diet

Their diet consists of mainly flowers and leaves, with fruit being eaten when available. Their ability to exist on foliage alone gives them an advantage when fruit is in short supply.

behaviour

Breeding

After a pregnancy of around 6½ months a single infant is born, which at first clings to its mother, later riding on her back until they are about 1 year old.

threat

Conservation

Black howler monkeys are not currently classed as endangered as most are found in protected areas.

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