Nomascus nasutus (Kunkel d'Herculais, 1884)

Cao-vit gibbon, Eastern black crested gibbon

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1965

Rediscovered in 2002

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

China & Viet Nam

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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