Müller's Bornean Gibbon

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Müller's Bornean gibbon[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Hylobates
Species: H. muelleri
Binomial name
Hylobates muelleri
Martin, 1841
Muller's Bornean gibbon range

The Müller's Bornean gibbon, or the grey gibbon(Hylobates muelleri) is a primate in the Hylobatidae family. The Muller's gibbon ranks among the smallest gibbons, weighing 12 pounds (5.4 kg). It is about 2 feet (61 cm) tall. The grey gibbons can live more than 40 years in captivity. They eat primarily fruit, leaves, flowers, and invertebrates.

Range[change | change source]

Muller's gibbons can only be found in the tropical rainforest of the country Borneo.

References[change | change source]

  1. Groves, Colin (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds). ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 180. ISBN 0-801-88221-4 . http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.
  2. Geissmann, T. & Nijman, V. (2008). Hylobates muelleri. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2008. Retrieved on 4 January 2009.