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see gibbongibbon,
small ape, family Hylobatidae, found in the forests of SE Asia. The gibbons are known as the small, or lesser, apes; they are the most highly adapted of the apes to arboreal life. They are highly endangered because of habitat destruction.
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The face of this campaign to change zoos for the better is Steve - a rare siamang gibbon, whose traumatic 13 years of life were spent in a small metal and concrete cage, the last seven of them completely alone.