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Red howler monkeys in Apenheul

Discussion in 'Netherlands' started by nicholas, 26 May 2012.

  1. nicholas

    nicholas Well-Known Member

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    Apenheul has added red howler monkeys to the collection. They are apparently free ranging among the visitors.
     
  2. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    Excellent news! Make me wish I were setting off for the Netherlands tomorrow.


    Actually, as it happens... ;)
     
  3. IanRRobinson

    IanRRobinson Well-Known Member

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    Any idea which form?
     
  4. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    According to Zootierliste, they are Alouatta seniculus (which I've always known as Venezuelan but Zootierliste calls Colombian) - they are 2 females from Cologne and a male imported from Dallas World Aquarium according to that website's info.
     
  5. lintworm

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    The male also came from Cologne, but was imported by Cologne from Dallas. They are indeed free ranging, together wit saki's, emperor tamarins and goeldi's, they share a large woody area.
     
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    Update: Silvery marmosets are a new species to the zoo and will be allowed to range free among the visitors in the same exhibit as the previous mentioned species.
     
  7. EmperorTamarin

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    Actually, the silvery marmosets have been placed in the Tamarin aviaries just outside the Gorilla house.
     
  8. ZOOgr

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    Since when?
     
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    The last few times I was there (31 October was the last time), I have never seen them free-ranging between the howler monkeys and the sakis.