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Spider monkey.  Alouatta caraya,Ateles geoffroyi,Black howler,Costa Rica,Geoffroys spider monkey,Geotagged,Spider Monkey Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Bit of a mix-up here, you've got a black howler (Alouatta pigra), not a spider monkey. Posted 2 years 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 morpheme
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Uploaded Oct 29, 2012. Captured Mar 30, 2008 17:07 in 225, Costa Rica.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 200mm