Flinn Scholars

Why are howler monkeys better than spider monkeys?

April 10, 2008

By Flinn Foundation

Because howler monkeys know how to do some crazy barking, while spider monkeys only know how to get themselves eaten by harpie eagles. (They pluck the spider monkeys out of the tops of trees, like a Dr. Seuss book gone all wrong.)

Yup, it’s another Central American adventure brought to you by Clare (Ellsworth) Aslan (’96) and Associates, LLC, of the UC Davis ecology/evolutionary biology program.