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Siamang Gibbon

Symphalangus syndactylus

Description:

Black fur, unmistakable air sac on the neck which functionates to amplify its voice. Around 9 or 10 a.m., a pair of siamang gibbons do morning call to claim their territory. Although they are captive, they still show their natural behavior as they claim their cage as territory.

Habitat:

Tropical forest, arboreal apes. Distribution : Indonesia (Sumatera), Malaysia, and Thailand (IUCN)

Notes:

Captive siamang gibbon at Schmutzer Primate Center, Ragunan, Jakarta, Indonesia. Endangered species according to IUCN red list.

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Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on May 18, 2012

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