Here is Zuele, who, at age 27, is possibly the oldest Black Howler Monkey in the world. She and her companion Rosario, age 11, both live in Bridgeport’s Beardsley Zoo. Black Howlers, Alouatta caraya, live in the interior of South America, from south-central Brazil to eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, and northern Argentina. I guess they must love soccer.
They have a nice enclosure at Beardsley, naturalistic and with lots of climbing for them, but not dense and thick that you can’t see them. For a small, regional zoo, Beardsley does a great job; the animals are exhibited naturally, but visibly, and the zoo is compact enough for a family with cranky little ones to see it in 2-3 hours.