Pileated gibbon

Pileated gibbon

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Suborder
Infraorder
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Hylobates pileatus
WEIGHT
4-8 kg
LENGTH
450-640 mm

The pileated gibbon is a primate in the gibbon family, Hylobatidae. The pileated gibbon has sexual dimorphism in fur coloration: males have a purely black fur, while the females have a white-grey colored fur with only the belly and head black. The white and often shaggy hair ring around the head is common to both sexes. The species has been identified as Endangered, and is listed in CITES Appendix I. Their main threat is habitat destruction, with the wild forest they live in being converted into farmland. This has led to local extinction in some areas. Also, like many other species of primate, they are hunted and captured for meat and to be sold into Wildlife smuggling. Many attempts have been made to survey and increase the species' numbers, both concerning their status in the wild, and in zoos.

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Di

Diurnal

Fo

Folivore

Fr

Frugivore

He

Herbivore

Ar

Arboreal

Zo

Zoochory

Te

Territorial

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Mo

Monogamy

So

Social

P

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical realms

Pileated gibbon habitat map

Climate zones

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
193 to 225 days
BABY CARRYING
1
INDEPENDENT AGE
2 to 4 years

References

1. Pileated gibbon Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pileated_gibbon
2. Pileated gibbon on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/10552/17966665

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