SNAKE EATS HOWLER MONKEY by Animal Wire   5 years ago


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Snake Eats Howler Monkey. A large boa constrictor kills and eats a Purus howler monkey. This is the first time the event has been witnessed by scientists. Observing a snake prey on this type of monkey sheds new light on primate behavior and ecology.

Boa Constrictor Eating Howler Monkey Footage © Erika Patrícia Quintino

Erika Patrícia Quintino & Júlio César Bicca-Marques 2013. Predation of Alouatta puruensis by Boa constrictor.

Howler Monkey Sitting in Tree Photo: Jason Rothmeyer

Intro: Brett Donnelly - Action Sting
Soundtrack: Tonezpro -- Funk Your Style