Scientific Name: Nomascus leucogenys
Found In: Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vietnam and possibly extinct in China (Yunnan – Native)
Diet: Mainly frugivorous (eats fruit); Also eats leaves and flowers
Threat Level: Critically Endangered – Primary threats are deforestation through agricultural intrusion into mountainous areas and fuel-wood and timber extraction from remaining forests.
Facts: Gibbons are strictly arboreal, living in tall, heavily degraded evergreen and semi-evergreen forest.
Virginia Zoo Gibbons: male Dexter