Park Life Blog

: May 2015

Lar gibbon

STATUS
Endangered

SIZE
Height: 43–62cm
Weight: 4.5–6kg

AGE
25 years in the wild and up to 40 years in captivity.

HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Found in the tropical rainforests of southern Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Southern China to Eastern Burma.

WHAT THEY EAT
Fruit makes up about half of their diet, but they also feed on leaves, insects, flowers, stems and buds. They are quite fussy as they only eat ripe fruit and new buds and leaves; having said that, they may also eat the occasional bird!

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens