this little guy was a lot quieter than the previous howler monkeys
i had encountered - and also a lot less intimidating. in many ways they were the nicest monkeys at at senda verde
. when they are big and noisy you imagine they're the kind of creatures that would run up to you, bite your face off, and then scamper away. in my experience they didn't show any signs of aggression at all, they were respectful to the other creatures and they liked to hang out together. in contrast to the squirrel monkeys who liked to steal food, the spider monkeys
who liked to antagonise the capuchin monkeys
, and the capuchins who (despite appearences
) were far from angelic themselves - the howler monkeys were really chilled out and good natured. having said that i think one of the howlers did like to go to the toilet in the swimming pool - but hell we've all done that before.
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