White-handed Gibbon

Type: Mammal

Diet:
Mainly fruits, but also: insects, eggs, and a wide variety of plants

Longevity in the wild:
Around 40 years

Size:
Head to tail length 42 – 58 cm

Weight:
Females weigh 3.9-6.1 kg; males 4.1-7.3 kg

Group Name:
Troop
 
Fun Fact: 
White-handed gibbons have been recorded eating over 100 species of plants!

We are putting the finishing touches on a new home for white-handed gibbons in the Animals of Asia section of the Zoo. Watch our website and social media for an announcement to find out when they will be ready to the meet the public.
white-handed gibbon