NAME: Guatemalan Black Howler
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Alouatta pigra
RANGE: Found in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico.
- They live in evergreen, semi-deciduous and lowland forests.
- They feed on fruits, leaves and flowers, they love the breadnut tree.
- They are a very social species.
- They are very active during the day and hang around the highest branches of trees.
- They spend most of their day resting and eating.
- They are an endangered species.
NAME: Mantled Howler
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Alouatta palliata
RANGE: Found in Mexico, across Central America, Colombia and Ecuador.
- They feed on leaves for the most part.
- They are one of the largest Central American monkeys, and males can weigh up to 22 lb.
- Their appearance is similar to other howler monkeys of the genus Alouatta except for coloration. The mantled howler is primarily black except for a fringe of gold to buff hair on each side that gives it its common name.
- The mantled howler gets the name "howler" from the calls made by the males, particularly at dawn and dusk, but also in response to disturbances.
NAME: Geoffroy's Spider Monkey
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ateles geoffroyi
RANGE: Found in Mexico, through Central America and Colombia
- They live in rainforests, semi-deciduous forests, mangrove forests and evergreen forests.
- They fee on fruit for the most part but also eat leaves, flowers, insects seeds and buds.
- They are very active during the day.
- In some ocations they form groups with manteled howlers.
- They posses a wide repertoire of vocalizations.
NAME: White-Headed Capuchin
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cebus capucinus
RANGE: Found in most of Central America and South America.
- They live in evergreen, deciduous, dry and moist forests. They tend to stay around areas with water.
- They are omnivores and feed on fruits and insects, they forge on top of trees and on the ground.
- Females gestation period lasts 180 days giving birth only to one offspring rarely two.
- Female capuchins have linear dominance hierarchies.