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The Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus), once widespread across Hainan, China, is now found only in the Bawangling National Nature Reserve. With a remaining population size of 33 individuals, it is the world’s rarest primate. Habitat loss and fragmentation are the primary drivers of Hainan gibbon population decline. In this study, we integrated data based on field investigations and genotype

Diversity and distribution of food plants: Implications for conservation of the critically endangered Hainan gibbon

 · PDF 檔案past several decades, primarily resulting from hunting and habitat loss (Geissmann and Bleisch 2008). Since 1989, the Hainan gibbon has been a First Class Nationally Protected Species under the Chinese Wildlife Protection Law (Zhang et al. 2010). The

Degradation of tropical forest in Hainan, China, …

 · The Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus) is one of the most endangered primates in the world, confined to mature natural forest in Hainan Island, China. We assessed changes in habitat condition on the island between 1991 and 2008, using vegetation maps generated by …
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Hainan gibbon among most endangered apes
The Hainan gibbon, a unique species found in tropical Hainan province, has been identified as one of the world’s top 25 most endangered primate species by the International Union

Critically endangered Hainan gibbons return from …

Like other species of gibbons globally, the Hainan gibbon suffered from loss of habitat as forests were felled for agriculture. They were also hunted for use in traditional medicine and the pet trade.

Assessing the effectiveness of public awareness-raising initiatives for the Hainan gibbon Nomascus hainan…

 · PDF 檔案Hainan gibbon funfair in school on International Gibbon Day (Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden) Not reported 2013, 2015 KFBG (2016) Demonstration of sustainable agriculture and beekeeping techniques to promote conservation of Hainan gibbon habitat; 10,000)

Critically Endangered Hainan Gibbon Uses Man-Made …

 · The rare mammal species, also known as the Hainan black-crested gibbon, used to have a population of 2,000 primates during the 1950s until they were affected by severe habitat …

Discover China: Hainan gibbons: Primate singers expand …

Photo taken on Oct. 25, 2019 shows a Hainan gibbon at the Bawangling nature reserve in south China’s Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu) HAIKOU, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) — It first sounds like a whistle

Critically endangered Hainan gibbons return from …

Conservationists working to save the world’s rarest primate are seeing a glimmer of hope as the population of Hainan gibbons has exceeded 30. “Even though the numbers are still

World’s Most Endangered Primate Population Triples …

In January of last year the Forestry Department of Hainan established the Hainan Tropical Rainforest National Park to further secure gibbon habitat. The 19 species of gibbon on the island have

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95% of their original habitat of lowland, tropical primary forest has been destroyed. Numerous projects to study the gibbons’ ecology, habitat and population dynamics have also been funded. The Hainan gibbon or Hainan black-crested gibbon of China (Nomascus hainanus) is critically endangered and is the rarest primate in the world. Hainan gibbons weigh between 12.78 and 22.03 lb (5.8-10 kg

Conservation efforts save endangered Hainan gibbon …

The Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus) is considered the world’s rarest primate.There used to be about 2,000 individuals in 1950 living in Hainan, an island near China. But 20 years later

(PDF) Hainan Black-crested Gibbon Is Headed For …

In the past 70 years, the Hainan gibbon population has declined by 99.4%and its habitat has declined by 99.9% (Liu et al., 1989; Zhou et al., 2005; Deng et al., 2015).

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The Hainan black crested gibbon or Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus), is a species of gibbon found only on Hainan Island, China. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the eas

After the typhoon: Bridging ravaged forest for the …

A young Hainan Gibbon clings to its mother as they crossed our specially designed canopy bridge What the gibbons make of the canopy bridge After operating for 470 days, the camera traps recorded the Hainan Gibbons using the canopy bridge for 52 times. It is

When the world’s rarest primate, the Hainan gibbon …

The Hainan gibbon was once teetering and tottering at the precipice of extinction.In the 1950s, there were about 2,000 individuals living in Hainan, a tropical island at the southernmost tip of China, but 20 years later, poaching and habitat destruction nearly wiped …

Hainan Black-crested Gibbon Is Headed For Extinction

 · PDF 檔案Hainan Black-crested Gibbon Is Headed For Extinction 455 Reserve—the only site where they could be found, when this project was conducted from September 2002 to November 2003. We collected information in libraries and government agencies, and by