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Manteled Howler Monkey

(Alouatta palliata)

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Identification:

Large black monkey with a more-or-Iess noticeable fringe (mantle) of pale or chestnut hair on back, sides, belly; to 55cm (22in), plus long, prehensile tail; males larger than females. (Mono Aullador, Mono Congo). This species is endangered.

et and dry forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; arboreal, usually in upper reaches of trees

Habitat:

W.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Manteled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata), Costa Rica