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Gibbons: Hylobatidae

Conservation Status

The IUCN lists the Moloch gibbon and the eastern black gibbon as Critically Endangered, facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild, due to hunting, as well as habitat loss and degradation from logging and human settlement. The hoolock gibbon and the black crested gibbon are listed as Endangered, facing a very high risk of extinction, due to habitat loss and degradation from human activities. The pileated gibbon, the Kloss gibbon, and the golden-cheeked gibbon are classified as Vulnerable, facing a high risk of extinction, due to habitat loss and degradation from human activities.

Additional topics

Animal Life ResourceMammalsGibbons: Hylobatidae - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Gibbons And People, Conservation Status, Pileated Gibbon (hylobates Pileatus): Species Accounts - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET