Lar Gibbon 
 
 
Scientific Name:
Hylobates lar
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
White-handed Gibbon or Common Gibbon. 4 subspecies endangered: Malaysian Lar Gibbon (H. l. lar), Carpenter's Lar Gibbon (H. l. carpenteri), Central Lar Gibbon (H. l. entelloides), Sumatran Lar Gibbon (H. l. vestitus), Yunnan Lar Gibbon (H. l. yunnanensis)
Group:
Mammals
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-IUCN: 2008
EN-US FWS: June 2, 1970
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
China (Yunnan), Indonesia (Sumatra), Laos, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, Thailand

Facts Summary:
The Lar Gibbon (Hylobates lar) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): China (Yunnan), Indonesia (Sumatra), Laos, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, Thailand. This species is also known by the following name(s): White-handed Gibbon or Common Gibbon. 4 subspecies endangered: Malaysian Lar Gibbon (H. l. lar), Carpenter's Lar Gibbon (H. l. carpenteri), Central Lar Gibbon (H. l. entelloides), Sumatran Lar Gibbon (H. l. vestitus), Yunnan Lar Gibbon (H. l. yunnanensis).

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