Dominant male Black crested gibbon, Nomascus concolor, sitting on a tree branch in Wuliangshan Nature Reserve in Jingdong county, Yunnan, China. This is one of four subspecies and this subspecies is named Central Yunnan black crested gibbon, Nomascus concolor jingdongensis. It only occurs in a small region around the Wuliang Mountain, between the Mekong and Chuanhe rivers in west-central Yunnan.
Conservation: The black crested gibbon is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. An estimated 1300 to 2000 individuals are left in the wild.
The black crested gibbon inhabits tropical evergreen, semievergreen, deciduous forests in subtropical and mountainous areas at high altitudes, from 2100 to 2400 m above sea level.
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