monkey jewels (Howler monkey)

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hubert.zumbach on February 19, 2010

Howler Monkeys are some of Costa Rica's and Nicaragua's loudest inhabitants. It is said that the call of a howler monkey can be heard for 3-4 miles even through the thick tropical forest.

Howlers live in small groups of about 12 individuals. Scientists believe that the dominant male of the group uses his loud voice to keep the group spaced out enough so they don't have to compete for food...

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  • Uploaded on February 14, 2010
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    by hubert.zumbach
    • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
    • Taken on 2010/02/04 17:30:58
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 400.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 1.00 EV
    • No flash

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