\ɐlwˈɑːtəz], \ɐlwˈɑːtəz], \ɐ_l_w_ˈɑː_t_ə_z]\
Definitions of ALOUATTAS
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A genus of the subfamily ALOUATTINAE, family CEBIDAE, composed of six species. They are A. belzebul (black and red howler), A. caraya (black howler), A. fusca (brown howler), A. palliata (mantled howler), A. seniculus (red howler), and A. villosa (also known as A. pigra; Guatemalan howler). They inhabit the forests of Central and South America. Howlers travel in groups and define their territories by howling accompanied by vigorously shaking and breaking branches.
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