Gibbons

'Gorillas, gibbons first mammals to embrace daytime activity'

'Gorillas, gibbons first mammals to embrace daytime activity'

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.
 

Nov 08, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Arunachal launches programme on conservation of gibbons

Arunachal launches programme on conservation of gibbons

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
World's rarest ape has chances of survival

World's rarest ape has chances of survival

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
Gibbons may be using similar form of language as human ancestors to communicate

Gibbons may be using similar form of language as human ancestors to communicate

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 shifted to wildlife sanctuary

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

Gibbons sing like human sopranos: Study

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

Community of rare gibbons found in Vietnam

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

Like humans, gibbons have regional accents too

Gibbons, which along with the great apes are the closest relatives to humans.

Feb 07, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

How apes leap huge distances

The gibbon uses four distinct modes of leaping.

Jul 22, 2010, 16:28 PM IST