Range and habitat: Tropical broadleaf evergreen forests in China and Vietnam.
Natural diet: Fruits, leaves, flowers, insects.
Size / weight range: 18 to 25 inches long.
Weight for both sexes is up to about 20 pounds.
Interesting Facts: The White-cheeked Gibbons at The Toledo Zoo are part of the Species Survival Plan program.
White-cheeked Gibbons are
All baby white-cheeked gibbons are born with a light coat. Ffemales keep the light coat while males transition to black coats.
The male and female vocal duet is antiphonal (not in unison). The female begins a song, and the male answers with his.
Location at The Toledo Zoo: Primate Forest. You may be able to see our gibbons live on the Primate Cam!