brown howler
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Order Primates

Family Atelidae

Scientific Name

Alouatta guariba

Other Names

Brown howler monkey

Thumbnail Description

When the brown howler monkey is threatened it will remain in the tree canopy and remain silent for 5–15 minutes

Size & Weight

Adults:

(Males)

BODY-LENGTH: 56 to 92 cm

WEIGHT: 2.5 kg

Habitat

Lowland, submontane, montane forests, semideciduous seasonal forests

Distribution

Southeastern Brazil, northeastern Argentina (Misiones)

Diet

Mature fruit, wild figs, petioles, buds, flowers, seeds, moss, stems, twigs

Reproduction

1 litter

Breeding Season

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

(Males) 5 years

(Females) 3.6 years

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

15 – 20 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

31 ha

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Black hawk eagle, ocelot, feral dogs

Sounds

Unknown

Groups

2 – 11 members

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Vulnerable

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