Buff-Cheeked Gibbon

Photo of Buff-Cheeked Gibbon

Color Coded: The male and female gibbon are easy to distinguish; the male is black with white cheek patches and the female is golden.

Latin name: Hylobales gabriellae Where: Gibbon Islands Height: 1.5 to 2 ft Weight: Up to 12.5 lbs Lifespan: 50 yrs Habitat: Tropical forest Diet: Fruit, leaves, and invertebrates Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Endangered) Range: Southeast Asia


Gibbon Island