Rainforest Biodiversity Guide

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Howler Monkey
Howler Monkey

Scientific Name: Alouatta caraya

Category: Animal

Primary Layer: Emergent Layer

Fun Facts:

  • Their tails can be as long as their bodies.
  • Unlike most other new world monkeys, howlers have trichromatic color vision.
  • As suggested by their name, howlers are an extremely vocal monkey, capable of being heard over several miles.