Hylobates

[n] - gibbons
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hylobates

A genus of the family hylobatidae consisting of six species. The members of this genus inhabit rain forests in southeast asia. They are arboreal and differ from other anthropoids in the great length of their arms and very slender bodies and limbs. Their major means of locomotion is by swinging from branch to branch by their arms. Hylobates means dw
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Hylobates

genus Hylobates noun gibbons
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Hylobates

The genus Hylobates z is one of the four genera of gibbons. Its name means ‘forest walker’, from the Greek hūlē (ὕλη, ‘forest’) and bates (βάτης, ‘one who treads’). It was once considered the only genus, but recently its subgenera (Hoolock [formerly Bunopithecus], Nomascus, and Symphalangus) have been elevated to the genus l
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