Black-crested gibbons are one of the most endangered primates on Earth, because 75% of their habitat has been destroyed. They survive in isolated pockets in China, Laos and Vietnam, oten in places that are almost entirely inaccessible for humans, and are famous for their melodic yodelling songs.
Scientific name: Nomascus concolor
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Black-crested gibbon distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
Discover what these behaviours are and how different plants and animals use them.
Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Population trend: Decreasing
Year assessed: 2008
Classified by: IUCN 3.1