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Gibbon Gallery: Photos of Charismatic Primates

Gibbon

A mother gibbon with her baby in the forests of Vietnam.

(Image credit: © Zhao Chao, One-Time Use Only.)

A mother gibbon with her baby in the forests of Vietnam.

Cheeky Gibbon

An adult male northern white-cheeked gibbon (<em>Nomascus leucogenys</em>) found in northern Vietnam and Laos. The species is listed as endangered.

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An adult male northern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) found in northern Vietnam and Laos. The species is listed as endangered.

Yellow Cheeks

The yellow-cheeked gibbon (<em>Nomascus gabriellae</em>) is critically endangered and known from Vietnam and Cambodia.

(Image credit: © Terry Whittaker, One-Time Use Only.)

The yellow-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae) is critically endangered and known from Vietnam and Cambodia.

Cambodia Clan

A yellow-cheeked gibbon living in Cambodia.

(Image credit: Matt Hunt)

In 2008, scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society counted 2,500 yellow-cheeked crested gibbons in Cambodia's Seima Biodiversity Conservation Area, which is about the size of Yosemite National Park.

White Cheeks

A southern white-cheeked gibbon (<em>Nomascus siki</em>) at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phoung National Park, Vietnam.

(Image credit: © Terry Whittaker, One-Time Use Only.)

A southern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus siki) at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phoung National Park, Vietnam.

Awww Fuzzy Baby!

A baby gibbon learns the art of tree swinging.

(Image credit: © Zhao Chao, One-Time Use Only.)

A baby gibbon learns the art of tree swinging.

Threatened Primates

Crested gibbons like this one face risks from human activity, including habitat loss and hunting for pet trade.

(Image credit: © Zhao Chao, One-Time Use Only.)

Crested gibbons like this one face risks from human activity, including habitat loss and hunting for pet trade.

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