About Howie and Skip
Howie and Skip are Howler monkeys from the jungles of Belize. They have a lot of fun "monkeying around" together. Skip is Howie's baby brother and he wants to be like just like his big brother. Howie loves teaching Skip how to read and everything else he knows. Howie enjoys playing "MonkiSee" with him, although Skip doesn't always get it quite right.
These adorable monkeys delight children everywhere as they begin their own journey of learning to read. Be sure to check out Howie's products review page and see how many bananas he rates each item!.
Some Interesting Facts About Howler Monkeys.
Howler monkeys have a life span of 15 to 20 years.
They are native to South and Central American forests. As their name suggests, they make loud barking sounds.
They are considered the loudest of land animals and their barking whoop can be heard clearly for three miles.
They dwell in the treetops and eat leaves from the top of the canopy. They rest 80 percent of the time and are the least active of all monkeys.
Howler monkeys grow to about two feet with a tail of about two feet as well. They weigh between 12 and 20 pounds.
The Black Howler Monkey is known as the "baboon" in Belize. It is the largest monkey in Belize and one of the largest monkeys in the Americas. Although it is endangered in other countries, Belize has a healthy population of these loud monkeys.