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Congos

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While exploring the Northeast section of the reserve for the fertile valley, we discovered a group of howler monkeys.

Howlers are called "congos" in Nicaragua. Their name comes from their distinctive loud barking whoop they make, which can be heard over nearly 3 miles. They are considered the loudest land animal. Though they don't grow much above two feet, there "howl" sounds like King Kong.

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