Northern White-cheeked Gibbon
Northern White-cheeked Gibbon ©www.infobarrel.com

Order Primates

Family Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name

Nomascus leucogenys

Thumbnail Description

Individual groups do not travel far, and are believed to be territorial

Size & Weight

Adults:

WEIGHT: 7.5 kilograms (17 lb)

Newborns:

WEIGHT: 480 grams (17 oz)

Habitat

Evergreen subtropical forest; altitude 200 and 1,650 m (660 and 5,410 ft)

Distribution

Northern Vietnam, northern Laos

Diet

Fruits, with some leaves, buds, flowers

Reproduction

Unknown

Mating Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

200 to 212 days

Sexual Maturity

7 – 8 years

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

28 years (wild)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Group Size

Up to 6 members

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered