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Hylobates muelleri | Müller's Bornean Gibbon


Best spot: Danum Valley Field Centre, Sabah, Malaysia 

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© Andie Ang

Danum Valley Field Centre, Sabah, Malaysia




Hylobates muelleri is a monotypic species (no subspecies).



Cambodia, southwestern China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, and Yunnan provinces), northeastern India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura provinces), Lao PDR, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia, northern Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.


IUCN Conservation Status






Reported throughout central Vietnam and the Central Highlands, except in eastern Lam Dong and Dak Lak Provinces. These areas are mainly covered by secondary forest which might not be a suitable habitat for Stump-Tailed Macaque whereas Northern Pig-Tailed Macaque occur (Nadler 2012).


Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary






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Page Last Updated: 7 September 2023

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