Monkey, Southern Black Howler
20 - 26 inches
Male: 25lbs; Female: 12 lbs
Leaf eater and primate browse biscuits, banana, grapes, greens (lettuce, romaine, escarole, spinach), apple, blueberries, cantaloupe, honeydew, pear, oranges
Status: Least Concern
Eastern Bolivia, southern Brazil and Paraguay, and northern Argentina
Faces of the Rainforest
Howlers’ noises can be heard 1.8 miles away in the forest, and 3 miles away over water. This loud volume is a result of the monkey's deep jaw, and enlarged larynx and hyoid apparatus (a resonating chamber).