The visual acuity and colour perception of simians is comparable to those of diurnal reptiles and birds -- groups that never left the daytime niche, the researchers said.
The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has launched a programme on conservation of the endangered Eastern Hoolock Gibbon.Oct 06, 2015, 12:24 PM IST
The world`s rarest ape has an increased chance of survival after a new family group of Hainan gibbons(Nomascus hainanus) has been found.Jul 14, 2015, 13:11 PM IST
A new study has recently revealed that Gibbons might be communicating through a similar form of language used by human ancestors in the past.Jan 12, 2015, 12:24 PM IST
Two eastern hoolock gibbons were captured and released from Dello village in Arunachal Pradesh to a safer and more suitable habitat in the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary in the state.Nov 20, 2013, 21:13 PM IST
Scientists have discovered that lar gibbons use the same vocal techniques as human soprano singers to make their calls.Aug 23, 2012, 18:35 PM IST
Critically endangered northern white-cheeked crested gibbons were found living at high altitudes on the border with Laos.Jul 18, 2011, 13:57 PM IST
Gibbons, which along with the great apes are the closest relatives to humans.Feb 07, 2011, 15:34 PM IST