The critically endangered Hainan gibbon is only found on its namesake island in mainland China. Photo: Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden and Bawangling National Nature Reserve

Critically endangered Hainan gibbons return from brink of extinction, thanks to Hong Kong group’s conservation efforts

  • Population of world’s rarest primate grows from fewer than 10 in 1970 to more than 30
  • Expanding gibbons’ habitat a way to beat risks posed by low birth rate, climate change
Topic |   Animals
The critically endangered Hainan gibbon is only found on its namesake island in mainland China. Photo: Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden and Bawangling National Nature Reserve
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