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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Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons or periodic condition changes. Agile gibbons have also been observed eating a variety of other foods, including leaves, flowers, and insects.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Poaching is a threat to H. To cite this page: Which species are on the road to recovery?

Retrieved from ” https: In addition to vocal and tactile forms of communication, these animals use facial expressions, gestures, and body postures to communicate with conspecifics. Additionally, the male is slightly larger than the female. The agile gibbon is found on Sumatra southeast of Lake Toba and the Singkil Riverin a small area on the Hyloates Peninsulaand south Thailand near the Malaysian border.

It is found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, Malaysia, and southern Thailand. Gibbons are found throughout the tropical rainforests of South and Southeast Asia. Wikispecies has information related to Agile gibbon.

Like other gibbons, these animals are primarily frugivorous. 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.


Retrieved 11 January Two behavioral factors, territoriality and monogamy, account for the size and stability of gibbon groups. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles with hAudio microformats. Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends.

Demographic processes and the structure of a population of agile gibbons Hylobates agilis were investigated over 6 years in the Gunung Palung Reserve, Indonesia. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities.

When an individual H. With set 2, photographs of nine species of gibbons were presented. Javan gibbon Hylobates moloch.

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Most female gibbons nurse and care for their offspring until the offspring are about two years old.

Agile gibbon (Hylobates agilis) longevity, ageing, and life history

While ADW hylohates and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Rodents of Unusual Size. Accessed November 10, at http: As these animals are not likely to be an important source of food for other animals, their greatest hyloates in the ecosystem is probably seed dispersal for the fruits they eat.

Negative There is no known negative economic effect of this species on humans. Conservation measures have been taken, such as reserve game parks and breeding programs in zoos.


Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. Estimates of population size, density, and biomass revealed a population whose groups were stable in size and composition.

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Agile gibbon

The subject touched one of them. In other words, India and southeast Asia.

Food rewards were delivered irrespective of the subject’s responses. Archived from the original pdf on 3 December With set 1, the subject touched photographs of humans more frequently than those of other species, recalling previous findings in human-reared chimpanzees.

Visual preference in a human-reared agile gibbon (Hylobates agilis).

The reported lifespan in captivity for these lesser apes is 44 years. Hylobafes known as Dark-handed gibbon. The primary objective was to evaluate the effect of geographical isolation on variability in song pattern and to test whether proposed island-specific song characteristics exist, reflecting evolutionary divergence between Sumatran and Bornean agile gibbons. Problems playing this file?

In the early morning, great calls can be heard throughout the upper canopy. Hylobates agilislike other gibbons, has extremely long arms and fingers. Epiphytes and climbing gylobates are also abundant.

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