Animal Species

Siamang Gibbon
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The siamang sings very loudly in the morning, being heard up to three miles away. It is the only primate to walk erect on two legs (besides humans).

Sponsors
December 2021: Vera Payne; Timothy Butler
March 2022: Strohmeyer Family; Rebecca Haverly
May 2022: Pat Doran--Howard Hanna
June 2022: Ron & Donna Wingerter; The DeMarco Family
Habitat
Rainforests and deciduous forests in Sumatra in Asia
Size
29-35 inches with arms 2.5 times the length of the body
Lifespan
25-30 years in the wild
Diet
Leaves, fruit, insects, birds and small vertebrates
Reproduction
Typically 1 young after a 7 month gestation
Conservation Status
Endangered
Threats
Illegal pet trade and habitat loss