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The Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus is an arboreal black-furred gibbon native to the forests of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

The largest of the gibbons, the Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus can be twice the size of other gibbons, reaching 1 m in height, and weighing up to 14 kg. The Siamang Gibbon is the only species in the genus Symphalangus.

The Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus has long, dense, shaggy hair which is the darkest shade of all gibbons. The ape has long, gangling arms that are longer than its legs. The average length of a Siamang is 90 cm, but the largest they have ever grown is 1 m 50 cm. The face of this large gibbon is mostly hairless apart from a thin mustache.

Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus inhabits the forest remnants of Sumatra Island and the Malay Peninsula, and is widely distributed from lowland forest to mountain forest even rainforest and can be found at altitudes up to 3800 m.

The siamang lives in groups of up to six individuals (four individuals on average) with an average home range of 23 hectares.

Their day ranges are often less than 1 km. Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus melodious singing breaks the forest’s silence in the early morning after the agile gibbons’ or lar gibbons’ calls.

The siamangs in Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula are similar in appearance, but some behaviors differ between the two populations.

Siamang Gibbon or Symphalangus syndactylus eats mainly various parts of plants. The siamang eats at least 160 species of plants, from vines to woody plants.

Its major food is figs. The siamang prefers to eat ripe rather than unripe fruit, and young rather than old leaves. It eats flowers and a few animals, mostly insects.

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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 3 in
Siamang Gibbon Facts

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Symphalangus
Species: S. syndactylus
Binomial name: Symphalangus syndactylus