Howler Monkey Essay

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Howler Monkey I want to introduce you to the howler monkeys. Howler monkeys don’t need a loud speaker to talk. These boisterous primates eat leaves from the canopy of the forest along with fruits, nuts, and flowers. They live in tropical central and South America and also they live in small groups of about 12 individuals. They have a short snout, and wide-set, round nostrils and grow to be about 2 feet in length, not including their 30-inch tail. Howler monkey males and females have different sounds. In the females, the noise sounds like a grunt, like that of a pig. Male howler monkeys’ roaring sound is a distinct feature. The howler monkeys don’t travel very much. They are “slackers”. (What does this mean?) They usually hang on trees using their loud voices to communicate to other monkeys. They are very slow moving and loud monkeys. Howler monkeys have adapted throughout the years in order to survive. They are hunted for food by local native tribes. They are also exported as pets. They are easily located because of their loud calls. They use their loud voices to protect their territory because they are very territorial animals. In conclusion, when you are in the forest, you may hear the howler monkeys loud voices. Don’t be surprised or cry! They are just talking to their friends like a person talks to another person. The interesting part in these animals is their social behavior trait of the powerful vocal communication. Howler monkeys are the loudest animals in the

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