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Those Howling Monkeys

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Those Howling Monkeys game quiz
"The sound of these unique primates is haunting and insistent. What do we now know about these unique primates? Take this quiz, and you'll be sure to learn a bit about noisy and sociable monkeys with wholly unforgettable faces."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Where in the world do these noisy monkeys live?
    India
    Southern Africa
    South and Central America
    Eastern Africa


2. What makes their sound so loud?
    lots of progesterone
    special vocal sacs or chambers
    two larynges
    ridged trachea


3. What term best defines the howler monkey's primary form of locomotion?
    saltatory
    digitigrade
    plantigrade
    quadrupedal


4. To what predator are the young howler monkeys particularly subject?
    American kestrel
    peregrine falcon
    bald eagle
    harpy eagle


5. What is true of both the male and female howler monkey's vision?
    monochromatic vision
    trichromatic color vision
    dichromatic vision
    three dimensional vision


6. These monkeys have very unique noses. Their noses do not open like humans do. In contrast, how do they open?
    nasopalatine
    catarrhine
    platyrrhine
    prehensile


7. What best describes the diet of these unusual primates?
    tetrapod
    omnivore
    folivore
    carnivore


8. Why do biologists believe these male monkeys howl so at dawn and late afternoons?
    woo their mates
    mark out turf
    digest their food
    be machos


9. What color is the female black howler monkey?
    blond
    black
    dark brown
    brown


10. Of course, you need to know what a group of howler monkeys is called. What is the collective name?
    shrewdness
    troop
    flange
    leap


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Compiled Jun 28 12