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Silvery Gibbon

Hylobates moloch

Weight: About 6Kg.

Habitat: It is found in lowland, hill and montane forests. In the Dieng Mountains of central Java, its habitat consisted of secondary forest with a rather dense and close canopy, and undisturbed primary forest.

Gestation Period: 7-8 months.

Birth Rate: 1 young every 2-3 years.

Behavior: They are arboreal and diurnal. They appear to prefer the taller trees for resting, foraging and locomotion.

Diet: It eats mostly fruit and some leaves.

Threats: It has declined and continues to be threatened due to habitat loss because of expanding human populations on Java. Only 4% of its original habitat remains.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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