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We are a few troops of monkeys in and around Coco, we have 15 to 30 in each troop. Shoot us only with cameras,
Thanks, Monkeys.


 
 
 
 
 
The Golden Mantled Howler
The mantled howler is one of the largest Central American monkeys, and males can weigh up to 9.8 kg (22 lb). It is the only Central American monkey that eats large quantities of leaves; it has several adaptations to this folivorousdiet

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

The mantled howler has not been observed using tools, and prior to 1997 no howler monkey was known to use tools. However, in 1997 a Venezuelan red howler (Alouatta seniculus) was reported to use a stick as a club to hit a Linnaeus's two-toed sloth

The mantled howler is usually indifferent to the presence of humans. However, when it is disturbed by people, it often express its irritation by urinating or defecating on them. It can accurately hit its observers despite being high in the trees
 
 
Monkey Head Island near Playas del Coco.