Siamang
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Order Primates

Family Hylobatidae

Scientific Name

Symphalangus syndactylus

Thumbnail Description

It spends half of its day on feeding, moving, foraging and social activities.

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 90 cm

WEIGHT: 14 kg

HEIGHT: 1 meter

Habitat

Lowland forest to mountain forest; elevation 3,800 m

Distribution

Malaysia, Thailand, Sumatra

Diet

Figs (Ficus spp.), corollae (petals), flowers, woody plants, insects, hard seeds

Reproduction

Unknown

Mating Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

6.2 and 7.9 months

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

40 years (captivity)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Barks

Group Size

Up to 6 members (4 avg.)

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Endangered