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The gibbons of Siberut

by Tony Whitten

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Published by J.M. Dent in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Siberut.
    • Subjects:
    • Gibbons.,
    • Natural history -- Indonesia -- Siberut.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTony Whitten ; foreword by Sir Peter Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 W46 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 207 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3882848M
      ISBN 100460044761
      LC Control Number81210410
      OCLC/WorldCa8479569

      The Secret to Sexual Fidelity Among Gibbons. June is the month of romance and , a real wedding--a glamorously formal one in a church or a breezily informal one at the seashore--can be. Whitten AJ. Home range use by Kloss gibbons (Hylobates klossii) on Siberut Island, Indonesia. Animal Behaviour. ; 30 (1)– doi: /S(82) Whitten AJ. The ecology of singing in Kloss gibbons (Hylobates klossii) on Siberut .

      Wild Indonesia introduces the natural wealth of this remarkable land. The Indonesian Archipelago consists of o islands forming a grand link between Asia and Australia. This single country contains a wondrous diversity of natural features - vast rainforests and swamps, huge and savannahs, the largest collection of active volcanoes on earth, coral reefs, and even glaciers - and a rich. Hi all, Me again. The birder who wanted to visit Enggano, but changed his mind and instead opted for Mentawai, Simeulue and Aceh. I have already come across lot's of information on the internet, but still need your help on one thing: we arrive in Padang on Monday and want to take to fast ferry to Siberut .

        While there is yet to be data on the population of the five primate species on the Mentawai and Siberut islands, a joint survey conducted by the Siberut National Park and the West Sumatra. John Gibbons was the founder of a large and respected family in Pennsylvania. His name is found in Proud's "History of Pennsylvania" among the eminent persons of The Society of Friends, or Quakers, who settled near Chester in , migrating from Warminister, Wiltshire, England, where his family resided, as appears by church records, as early as the middle of the 16th Century.


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Gibbons of Siberut by Tony Whitten (Hardback, ). This is the first long-term study of the factors influencing the singing activity of Kloss gibbons within a northern Siberut Island population and follows two previous studies in central Siberut.

They are currently based in Bali and working on a detailed study of the ecology of Java and Bali; their previous books include ecological studies of Sumatra and Sulawesi, Asian Animals in Danger, The Gibbons of Siberut, and The Freshwater Fishes of Sumatra, Borneo, Java, and s: 4.

Behav.,30, HOME RANGE USE BY KLOSS GIBBONS (HYLOBATES KLOSSII) ON SIBERUT ISLAND, INDONESIA BY ANTHONY J. WHITTEN Sub-dept. of Veterinary Anatomy, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1 QS Abstract. A home range is a reservoir of resources which are distributed throughout its area and joined by pathways.

A recent study suggests theregibbons in the Mentawai Islands (18, in Siberut alone), down from an estima (or 36, in Siberut) in (Whittaker a. Its comprehensive text was written by two naturalists who have spent many years studying and writing about the country's ecology, while its stunning photographs were taken especially for the book by one of the world's leading natural history text starts with an overview of the land and people of Indonesia and an introduction to its particular conservation problems.

Shortly after I first began working at the British Library, I knew that I’d use my newfound access to million media objects—magazine articles, oral history recordings and books, many of them rare—to get my hands on The Pepsi-Cola Addict, the sole novel by June Allison Gibbons, one half of the infamous “silent twins.”.

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We propose that gibbons may have spread across the Mentawai islands at a considerably later date than the other non-human primates. This and a longer generation span in gibbons may explain why only Kloss's gibbons do not exhibit distinct taxa on Siberut and the more southern islands of Mentawai.

Although Kloss gibbons and Siberut macaques are both mainly frugivorous, Siberut macaques have a broader diet (i.e. also feed on herbs, mushrooms, sap and resin, pith etc) and dietary overlap between the two species seems low (only %, i.e. 10 out of 39 fruit species recorded for Kloss gibbons (Whitten a) were also used by Siberut.

Gibbons (family Hylobatidae) are generally described as monogamous, frugivorous, arboreal, and territorial apes and inhabit tropical and subtropical forests of South and Southeast Asia (Marshall and Sugardjito ; Leighton ; Chivers ; Geissmann ).All gibbon species are known to produce elaborate, loud, long, and stereotyped patterns of vocalization often referred to as “songs.

This led to the publication of Whitten’s first popular book The Gibbons of Siberut () and to a job as an adviser in the Centre of Environmental Studies at the University of North Sumatra.

Gibbon is the name of two fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Publication history.

Created by Stan Lee and John Romita Sr., the Gibbon first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man # (July ).

The character subsequently. The ecologically unique island of Siberut in Indonesia is threatened by a modern 'sickness'. And not even its amazing healers have a ready cure. "I have the gibbons. They are currently based in Bali and working on a detailed study of the ecology of Java and Bali; their previous books include ecological studies of Sumatra and Sulawesi, Asian Animals in Danger, The Gibbons of Siberut, and The Freshwater Fishes of Sumatra, Borneo, Java, and Sulawesi.

During 2 years spent conducting ecological fieldwork on Siberut, the largest and most northerly of the four Mentawai Islands in Indonesia, incidental observations were made of the Mentawai macaque.

The Mentawai macaque has been considered variously as a full species similar in some respects to the long-tailed macaque and as a subspecies of the pig-tailed macaque. Tony Whitten, who has died aged 64 in a cycling accident, was an inspirational figure in global conservation circles thanks to his collaboration with religious groups and his passionate advocacy.

Gibbon Facts. Gibbons are large apes of the Hylobatidae family. There are four different genera of the gibbon ape: Hoolock, Symphalangus, Nomascus and Hylobates; though there was one species of the gibbon genus that is extinct and that is the Bunopithecus sericus.Diet and feeding behaviour of kloss gibbons on Siberut Island, Indonesia.

1. Folia Primatol (Basel). ;37() Diet and feeding behaviour of kloss gibbons on Siberut Island, Indonesia.Geographic Range.

Kloss' gibbons, Hylobates klossi, are found in Siberut, Sipura, North Pagai, and South Pagai in the Mentawai Islands, western Sumatra, and Indonesia. (Haimoff and Tilson, ; Nowak, ; "Kloss' gibbon (Hylobates klossii)", )Biogeographic Regions; oriental.

native; Habitat. Kloss' gibbons can be found in the upper canopy of semi deciduous monsoon forests and tropical.