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Agile gibbon

(Hylobates agilis)

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Description

The agile gibbon has fur varying in color from black to red-brown.Its brow is white,and the male can be recognized by its white or light-grey cheeks.Additionally,the male is slightly larger than the female.The agile gibbon weighs from 4 to 6 kg (8.8 to 13.2 lb) with an average of 5 kg (11 lb),though in captivity it can reach 8 kg (18 lb).It has a head and body length of 44–63.5 cm (17.3–25.0 in).Like all gibbons it is tailless.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Hylobatidae
Genus:Hylobates
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