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Pileated gibbon

(Hylobates pileatus)

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Description

The pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) is a primate in the gibbon family,Hylobatidae.The pileated gibbon has sexual dimorphism in fur coloration: males have a purely black fur,while the females have a white-grey colored fur with only the belly and head black.The white and often shaggy hair ring around the head is common to both sexes.

Taxonomic tree:

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