Bornean gibbon (Hylobates muelleri)

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Adult Müller's gray gibbon hanging from branch scratching
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Bornean gibbon fact file

Bornean gibbon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyHylobatidae
GenusHylobates (1)

Information on the Bornean gibbon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Bornean grey gibbon, Borneo gibbon, grey gibbon, Müller's gibbon.
French
Gibbon De Muller.
Spanish
Gibón De Mueller.
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Bornean gibbon status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2). Subspecies: Hylobates muelleri abbotti, H. m funereus and H. m. muelleri are all classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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Glossary

Subspecies
A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species.
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (November, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Adult Müller's gray gibbon hanging from branch scratching  
Adult Müller's gray gibbon hanging from branch scratching

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