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Black Howler
2006-12-28 14:01:16

The black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya) is a species of howler monkey. It is a large New World monkey. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. It lives in groups of 3 to 19 individuals (usually 7 to 9). There are usually 1 to 3 males for every 7 to 9 females in a group. When mating, males and females within a single group pair off. Named for their vocalizations, they may...

Venezuelan Red Howler
2006-12-28 13:58:47

The Venezuelan Red Howler Monkey (Alouatta seniculus) is a South American species of howler monkey. It is a type of New World monkey. It is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. It lives in groups of 3 to 9 individuals (usually 5 to 7).

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'