One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia.
Hylobates lar, family HylobatidaeAlso called lar gibbon
- ‘Different forms of the white-handed gibbon vary in their color and calls, depending on the geographic location.’
- ‘Two white-handed gibbons that live separately in two enclosures were observed for their feeding behavior.’
- ‘The saddest residents are two rare white-handed gibbons, small apes listed as an endangered species.’
- ‘The white-handed gibbons are mainly frugivores, preferring fruits high in sugar such as figs.’
- ‘The topmost spectrogram is a typical female ‘great call’ of the white-handed gibbon, Hylobates lar.’
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