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Agile Gibbon

Hylobates agilis


The whole body is black, white eyebrows, black hand. All of the gibbons family have longer front limbs than hind limbs as an adaptation to brachiation locomotion. In the wildlife, rarely step on the ground.


Distribution : Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatera), Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia), Thailand. Habitat : rain forests.


Captive gibbon in Schmutzer Primate Center, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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PaulBennett 7 years ago

omg....that poor gibbon....stuck behind a wonder he looks sad

Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

shame man. those eyes touches the deepest part of your heart.

Marsya Christyanti
Marsya Christyanti 8 years ago

Yes it does. It must be a very wonderful experience to see them in the wildlife.

KarenL 8 years ago

He does have a very sad expression.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

He is so sad to be a captive.

Jakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

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