Gibbon à mains blanches

WHITE-HANDED GIBBON

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Master of “brachiation”, they swing from tree limb to tree limb using only their arms

WEIGHT : 5 kg

FOOD : Fruits, beetles and worms

THREATS : Poaching (meat and illegal pet trading), deforestation (road construction and plantation of oil palms).

RED LIST : Endangered

ECO-GESTURE : Beware ! You can identify oil palm as “vegetable fat” in commerce. Avoid its consumption.

 

MORE INFO :

Family : Hylobatidés
Gestation : 7 months
Habits : couple
Litter : 1 baby
Longevity : 20 to 30 years

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