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Howler Monkey
By: Megan Couturier
Habitat
• Native to the central parts of South America:
Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay
• Found in tropical rainfores...
Diet
• Eat primarily leaves which provide for their
nutritional and water needs
• occasionally will eat fruits, buds, moss...
Predators
• Predators are jaguars and harpy eagles
Prey
• Doesn’t have much prey because it feasts on
plants and flowers.
Distinctive characteristics
• Male monkeys have large throats and specialized
shell like vocal chambers that help turn up ...
Fun Facts
• Their call can travel 3 miles through a dense
forest
• Its scientific name is Alouatta
• Fifteen species are c...
More Fun Facts
• Among the largest of the New World monkeys
• They are omnivores
• They live in groups of 6-15 animals wit...
Species
• Black howler monkeys
• Red howler monkeys
Pictures
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Howler Monkeys

  1. 1. Howler Monkey By: Megan Couturier
  2. 2. Habitat • Native to the central parts of South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay • Found in tropical rainforests, evergreen forests, and deciduous forests bordered by the savanna. • Spend most of their time in the trees with a wide variety of plant life
  3. 3. Diet • Eat primarily leaves which provide for their nutritional and water needs • occasionally will eat fruits, buds, moss, seeds, and flowers to supplement their diet
  4. 4. Predators • Predators are jaguars and harpy eagles
  5. 5. Prey • Doesn’t have much prey because it feasts on plants and flowers.
  6. 6. Distinctive characteristics • Male monkeys have large throats and specialized shell like vocal chambers that help turn up the volume on their call • Their call send a message to other monkeys: this territory is already occupied by a troop (their group name).
  7. 7. Fun Facts • Their call can travel 3 miles through a dense forest • Its scientific name is Alouatta • Fifteen species are currently recognized
  8. 8. More Fun Facts • Among the largest of the New World monkeys • They are omnivores • They live in groups of 6-15 animals with 1-3 males and several female monkeys
  9. 9. Species • Black howler monkeys • Red howler monkeys
  10. 10. Pictures

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