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2008-10-04 18:00:11

By CARL BUTLER A FLINTSHIRE company is helping to save one of the world's most endangered species. Atmos Consulting based in Mold, usually works providing renewable energy and environmental consultancy throughout Wales, England and Scotland but conservation expert Mike Jordan who spent years as a zoo curator, has been doing something rather different. He headed to North East India to help plan and run an international project aimed at saving the endangered gibbon population from...


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2007-08-10 17:29:13

The Hoolock Gibbons, (Hoolock), are two primate species from the family of gibbons (Hylobatidae). The range of the hoolocks is the most northwestern of all the gibbons, extending from Assam in North-East India, to Myanmar. Small populations live also in eastern Bangladesh and in southwest China. Hoolocks are the second largest of the gibbons, after the Siamang. They reach a size of 24 to 36 inches and weigh 13.22 to 20 pounds. The genders are about the same size, but they differ...

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