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Golden-mantled Howler, Alouatta palliata palliate

The golden-mantled howler (Alouatta palliata palliate) is a subspecies of the mantled howler that is native to Central America. Its range includes Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Guatemala, and it is thought that it may occur in Panama. It is a dark howler with a yellowish or golden mantle. The golden-mantled howler appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”.

Image Caption: Adult male mantled howler monkey (Alouatta paliatta) in Costa Rican Pacific Dry Forests. Credit: Leonardo C. Fleck/Wikipedia(CC BY-SA 3.0)

Golden-mantled Howler Alouatta palliata palliate