Meet Our Animals > Siamang
Quick Facts
Native to Indonesian island of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula of Malaysia
Primary Diet Leaves, fruit, flowers, insects, small vertebrates
Adult Weight 17 to 28 pounds
Lifespan 25 to 30 years
Status Endangered


Siamang are the largest of the 14 species of gibbons. They’re very acrobatic and agile, with extra-long arms that help them cover up to 10 feet in a single swing. If they’re not swinging through the trees, they’re very likely walking along branches with their arms outstretched to help them keep their balance.


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