White-Handed Gibbon

Photo of White-Handed Gibbon

A Tightrope Grip:Gibbons have leather-like soles on their feet and an opposable big toe that help it grasp and walk upright on branches.

Latin name: Hylobates lar Where: Jungle Trails Weight: 10 to 17 lbs Lifespan: 16 yrs Habitat: Tropical forest Diet: Fruits, leaves, insects, and flowers Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Lower risk/near threatened) Range: Southeast Asia


Jungle Trails