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They live in tall rainforest trees in groups of between 4 and 19 members are in the tree at a time The are omnivores so the need tree to eat from it because they don't eat meat or anything else in Belize, is endangered throughout much of its range due to hunting and habitat destruction As forests are cleared, howlers, who need several acres of forest per troop to survive, are becoming increasingly rare. This is also due to hunting and habitat destruction Some people think that they are going to be extinct in the next 35 years They also live 15 - 20 years (in the wild) Overall, about 100,000 howlers of all subspecies remain in the wild Also black howler are the loudest monkey in the world Their howls, which resemble a strong wind blowing through a tunnel, have been heard over two miles away by researchers.