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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Siamang



Beauty Of Animal | Siamang | Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylous) is, tree disabled, black furred gibbon habitat in the forests of Malaysia, Thailand and Sumatra. Is less than apes, it can be twice the size of siamang gibbons again, for up to 1 meter in height, and weighing up to 14 kg. And siamang is the only species in the genus Symphalangus.Siamang and distinctive for two reasons. The first is that he joined in part two on each foot by the film hence the name "syndactylous", from the ancient Greek sun, daktulos "standard" + "finger.


" The second is a large bag gular (found in both males and females of the species), a throat pouch that can be inflated to the size of a siamang, and allow the animal to hesitate to make calls or songs aloud.May be there are two types of siamang. If so, they nominate Sumatran siamang (Q Q. Syndactylus) and the Malaysian siamang (RSS continentis, in Peninsular Malaysia).However, individuals are not only the Malaysian population. Speaking siamang sympatrically with other gibbons; in the two ranges are entirely within the ranges of joint Gibbon Lar Gibbon and graceful.


Although given a name different from the siamang gibbons again, this division improperly cladistically, since Nomascus genus split from the rest of the division by Gibbons Symphalangus.Siamang can live for more than 30 years in captivity.While the illegal pet trade takes a number of the population in the wild, and the main threat to habitat loss siamang in Malaysia and Sumatra. Production of palm oil industry and cleared vast tracts of forests, reduction of habitat for the siamang, along with those of other species, such as the Sumatran tiger.

 
 

 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Mammalia
Order:     Primates
Family:     Hylobatidae
Genus:     Symphalangus
Gloger, 1841
Species:     S. syndactylus

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