Müller's Bornean gibbon

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Müeller's gibbon[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Hylobates
H. muelleri
Binomial name
Hylobates muelleri
Martin, 1841
Muller's Bornean gibbon range

The Müller's Bornean gibbon (Hylobates muelleri), also known as the grey gibbon, 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 island Borneo.

References[change | change source]

  1. Groves, Colin (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 180. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.
  2. Geissmann, T.; Nijman, V. (2008). "Hylobates muelleri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T39888A10270564. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T39888A10270564.en. Retrieved 15 January 2020.