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
February 2020 : The Wingerter Family
March 2020 : Fuhrmann Grandkids; Gina Munir; Hank & Colt Askey
April 2020 : Kerry DeMarco; Justin Martin Family
May 2020 : Timothy Butler; Laura & Desmond Roeback
December 2020 : Lisa Brown
March 2021 : 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