Monday, February 23, 2009

Red-handed Howler


























Red-handed Howler
Conservation status


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Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Atelidae
Genus:Alouatta
Species:A. belzebul

Binomial name
Alouatta belzebul

(Linnaeus, 1766)

The Red-handed Howler (Alouatta belzebul) is a species of howler monkey, a type of New World monkey, endemic to Brazil. This monkey is usually entirely black, but in some regions females can have red feet and tail tip.



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  1. ^ Veiga, L. M., Kierulff, C. & de Oliveira, M. M. (2008). Alouatta belzebul. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2008. Retrieved on 3 January 2009.
















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