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Dark brown, with a black face and white beard, the Gibbons are the smaller apes with low sexual dimorphism, they don't make nests and are tailless.
Spotted at Camp Leakey,Tanjung Puting National Park (Tropical forest) - Kalimantan, Borneo - Indonesia, nearby the feeding Orangutang platform. The Bornean white-bearded gibbon, (Hylobates albibarbis), also known as the Bornean agile gibbon or southern gibbon, is an endangered species of gibbon endemic to southern Borneo, between the Kapuas and Barito rivers.
Gibbons are masters of their primary mode of locomotion, brachiation, swinging from branch to branch for distances up to 15 m, at speeds as high as 55 km/h. They can also make leaps up to 8 m, and walk bipedally with their arms raised for balance. They are the fastest and most agile of all tree-dwelling, nonflying mammals. Gibbons also display pair-bonding, maintaining the same mate for life, unlike most of the great apes. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Family: Hylobatidae Genus: Hylobates Species: H. albibarbis
Lat: -2.77, Long: 111.95
Spotted on Apr 12, 2017
Submitted on May 26, 2017
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