Population occurs in peninsular Malaysia and Thailand, with White-Handed gibbons to both north and south. Their fur varies in color, and is usually black, gray, or brown, though some species are cream colored. The agile gibbon is found in the tropical rainforests of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. https://animals.fandom.com/wiki/Agile_Gibbon?oldid=64908. The young gibbon is weaned at barely 2 years of age. Both sexes have white eyebrows. Family groups consist of a mated pair - that remain monogamous - and their offspring. The agile gibbon (Hylobates agilis), also known as the black-handed gibbon, is an Old World primate in the gibbon family. Gibbons are regarded as the most agile amongst the primate acrobats. The Agile Gibbon’s diet is mainly frugivorous (fruit), but it also eat immature leaves, flowers and insects and prefers fruits that are high in sugar such as figs. Please help us improving our species range maps. Just like the great apes and unlike monkeys, they do not have tails. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. All species have small heads and smooth, apelike faces framed with fur. Like all gibbons, it lives in serially monogamous pairs in a strictly enforced territory, which is defended with vigorous visual displays and songs. It predominantly lives arboreally in rain forests and rarely comes to the ground. These are light, agile apes. Females give birth to a single offspring after seven months' gestation. All species have long arms, which they use to swing from branch to branch. These apes are omnivores ( meaning they eat plants and meat ) .75% of the food they eat is fruit,leaves,flowers,seeds,tree bark and tender plant shoots.The other 25% of the diet consists of insects,arachnids,eggs,small birds and water. It has a head and body length of 44 – 63.5 cm. On Sumatra, the expansion of oil palm plantations is a particular problem. The species is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List due to habitat destruction and the pet trade. The 'morning chorus' is the name given to a very loud call made by White-cheeked gibbons every morning. 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Agile gibbons eat mainly fruit, but they also eat leaves. They are able to travel distances of 30 ft (9 m) from tree to tree. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, © Thai National Parks, 2020 | T.A.T. The diet of the agile gibbon is generally frugivorous but have also been observed eating leaves, flowers, and insects. Additionally, the male is slightly larger than the female. Flowers are enjoyed when they are in season and insects are also occasionally eaten. With its long arms they swing on branches, brachiating at a fast pace. Gibbons lack tails. Fur color varies, ranging from black to red-brown, depending on the subspecies. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines. Like all apes, gibbons do not have the prehensile tails that monkeys have. Agile Gibbon: Hylobates agilis. This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. The main threat facing these gibbons is habitat loss, as wild forest is converted into farmland. The young gibbon is weaned at barely 2 years of age. The species is generally thought not to have subspecies, but some experts recognise a mountain form and a lowland form. It is free to use this map on various media. Agile gibbons do not make nests like other primates they just sleep on branches in the trees of Asia.This species of gibbon grooms its family members' fur for knits,fleas and tiks. Females give birth to a single offspring after seven months' gestation. To add a new location to the range map we need a clear image of the specimen you have encountered. When fully mature, at about 8 years, it leaves its family group in order to look for a mate. When fully mature, at about 8 years, it leaves its family group in order to look for a mate. There are 18 different species of gibbons, and each species is different from the next. However, they do share a number of characteristics. The agile gibbon is found on Sumatra southeast of Lake Toba and the Singkil River, in a small area on the Malay Peninsula, and south Thailand near the Malaysian border. This region offers tropical rainforests, the preferred habitat of these lesser apes, where they take to the upper ca See the creative common license terms by clicking "CC" icon below the map. Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data. The young gibbon is weaned at barely 2 years of age. With its long arms they swing on branches, brachiating at a fast pace. Like all gibbons it is tailless. The agile gibbon has almost black fur all over its body and a 1/4 of the face has white fur on its face. Agile gibbons come in a variety of different colors, including black, brown, light tan and reddish-brown. Their height ranges from 15 to 36 inches (40 to 90 cm), depending on their species. The diet of the agile gibbon is generally frugivorous but have also been observed eating leaves, flowers, and insects. Animal Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. The largest gibbons, the siamang, are about half the height of their human counterparts. The agile gibbon has fur varying in color from black to red-brown. No problem if you do not know the species, we will do our best to identify it for you. Hylobates agilis, like other gibbons The Agile Gibbon is a species from the Hylobates genus. Binomial name: Hylobates agilis, Georges-Frédéric Cuvier, 1821. Gibbon Appearance. Gibbons walk on their two hind legs when on the ground and on branches. All subspecies have white brows, and males are easily recognized by their white or light-grey cheeks. This region offers tropical rainforests, the preferred habitat of these lesser apes, where they take to the upper ca Our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. For the location, please provide the district name or the national park/ wildlife sanctuary name. Please post your images to our Thai Biodiversity Survey & Species ID group on Facebook. Geographic Range: Agile Gibbon has three distinct populations, each with limited overlap with other gibbon species. Like all gibbons, it lives in monogamous pairs in a strictly enforced territory, which is defended with vigorous visual displays and songs. Females give birth to a single offspring after seven months' gestation. Males are also larger than females. The agile gibbon, also called the black-handed gibbon, lives in Southeast Asia--notably the countries of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The diet of the agile gibbon is generally frugivorous but have also been observed eating leaves, flowers, and insects. The agile gibbon weighs from 4 to 6 kg with an average of 5 kg, though in captivity it can reach 8 kg. Like all gibbons, it lives in serially monogamous pairs in a strictly enforced territory, which is defended with vigorous visual displays and songs. The diet of the agile gibbon is generally frugivorous but have also been observed eating leaves, flowers, and insects. The data is not necessarily accurate nor complete. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Thai National Parks. It is found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, Malaysia, and southern Thailand. Distribution and habitat. Males and females can be easily distinguished by the white eyebrows and cheeks possessed by the males. Its brow is white, and the male can be recognized by its white or light-grey cheeks. The population in southern Sumatra is replaced to the north by the White-handed gibbon. When fully mature, at about 8 years, it leaves its family group … With its long arms they swing on branches, brachiating at a fast pace. The agile gibbon, also called the black-handed gibbon, lives in Southeast Asia--notably the countries of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.