Learn more about the Agile gibbon – with amazing Agile gibbon photos and facts on Arkive. Species: Hylobates agilis; Common name: Agile gibbon; Synonyms: Hylobates rafflei, Hylobates unko, Hylobates albo nigrescens, Hylobates albo griseus. Demographic processes and the structure of a population of agile gibbons ( Hylobates agilis) were investigated over 6 years in the Gunung Palung Reserve, .
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Details on predation in this species are not available. In addition to vocal and tactile forms of communication, these animals use facial expressions, gestures, and body postures to communicate with conspecifics. Mated pairs stay together until one of them dies.
When an individual H. It is found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, Malaysia, and southern Thailand. Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.
These monogamous bonds are important for raising young and for defending the pair’s territory. Chimpanzees touched photographs of white-handed gibbons hylobate than those of other gibbon species. Conservation measures have been taken, such as reserve game parks and breeding programs in zoos. If you are able to help please contact: This loss of habitat due to logging and agricultural demands is the main threat to gibbon species.
Hylobatex female gibbons nurse and care for their offspring until the offspring are about two years old. The gibbon hypobates initially touched photographs of agile gibbons more than white-handed gibbons, but after one and two years his choice patterns resembled the chimpanzees’. Visual preference was assessed using a free-choice task in which five or six photographs of different primate species, including humans, were presented on a touch-sensitive screen.
Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: In other words, India and southeast Asia. Vocal characteristics have been used extensively agilus distinguish different taxonomic units of gibbons family Hylobatidae.
Average number of offspring 1 Average number of offspring 1 AnAge Average gestation period 7 months Average age at sexual or reproductive maturity female 8 years Average age at sexual or reproductive maturity male 8 years Most female gibbons nurse and agilos for their offspring until the offspring are about two years old.
Geoffroy, Hylobates unko Lesson, Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. When fully mature, at about 8 years, it leaves its family group in order to look for a mate. University of Chicago Press. Agile gibbons have also been observed eating a variety of other foods, including leaves, flowers, and insects. Poaching is a threat to H.
ADW: Hylobates agilis: INFORMATION
Also known as Dark-handed gibbon. Demographic processes and the structure of a population of agile gibbons Hylobates agilis were investigated over 6 years in the Gunung Palung Reserve, Indonesia. The group usually consists of the male and female mated pair, an infant, and a juvenile. hylbates
We prepared two types of stimulus sets. The species is generally thought not to have subspecies, but some experts recognise a mountain form and a lowland form. This adaptation aides in brachiation, the prnciple mean of locomotion for these animals. Hylobates agilis defend a territory by “singing”.
Gibbons are found throughout the tropical rainforests of South and Southeast Asia.