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Monkeys  Alouatta caraya,Black howler Click/tap to enlarge Promoted


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  1. Would love to know the species name? Posted 4 years ago
  2. It is only the male that is all black, the females are always blonde. Babies are also born blonde and start to go black at sexual maturity, at around four years old. Posted 4 years ago
  3. Lovely photo by the way..so chilled! Posted 4 years ago
  4. Great emotion and comfort here! Awesome Posted 5 months ago

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The black howler is a species of howler monkey, a large New World monkey, from northeastern Argentina, eastern Bolivia, eastern and southern Brazil, and Paraguay. Together with the brown howler, it is the southernmost member of the ''Alouatta'' genus. Only the adult male is black; adult females and juveniles of both genders are overall whitish to yellowish-buff. However, variations occur even among the adult males; some have patches of reddish-brown or buff fur.

They live in groups of.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Jan 12, 2015. Captured Nov 8, 2014 00:42.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/5.6
  • 10/800s
  • ISO3200
  • 200mm