BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 10554

Gibbon behaviour in the forests of China

Gibbon behaviour in the forests of China
Key Info
  • Gibbon behaviour in the forests of China
  • Duration: 02:38
  • This rare footage shows wild gibbons swinging between trees in the forests of China, feeding on fruits and flowers and calling to each other. A newborn baby gibbon is seen hanging from its mother. This clip was first created on the Planet Earth website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Environment - Habitat

  • Keywords: China, gibbon, newborn, primate, call
Ideas for use in class
  • To show how these rare animals are adapted to survive in the tree tops. To begin a discussion on how similar these mammals are to humans.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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