A New Primate Species, a Gibbon from South West China

Main report: 'Star Wars gibbon' is new primate species
(BBC News)
Other Reporting: Wikipedia, LiveScience, National Geographic, Phys.org
Scientific Paper: Am J Primatology   
New Taxa: Hoolock tianxing
Common Name: Skywalker hoolock gibbon, Gaoligong hoolock gibbon
Categories: Mammals | New Species
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A gibbon living in the tropical forests of south west China is a new species of primate, scientists have concluded.  The animal has been studied for some time, but new research confirms it is different from all other gibbons.

Photo by Fan Peng-Fei

Photo by Fan Peng-Fei

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