India


Gibbons - The Most Agile Tree Swingers

white handed gibbons

 

Gibbons are a family of primates referred to as “lesser apes”. There are twelve species and they all share similar characteristics. They also share many of the classic primate characteristics including: flattened faces, enlarged brains, stereoscopic vision, opposable digits and arms longer than legs.

 

gibbon face

 

Hyenas - Scavenger Mammals of Africa and Asia

brown

Brown hyena - Parahyaena brunnea - has stripes on the legs only

 

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