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The Western Black Crested gibbon Nomascus concolor in Laos: New Records and Conservation Status

Johnson, Arlyne; Singh, Sarinda; Duangdata, Malaykham; Hedemark, Michael


Few viable populations of western black crested gibbon Nomascus concolor remain in southern China and northern Indochina, where the species is endemic. We conducted village surveys in the Nam Ha National Protected Area in Luang Namtha Province, Lao PDR to assess presence and status of gibbon populations. Forest surveys used to verify gibbon presence and species identification confirmed village reports of gibbon populations in three locations, and sonogram analysis identified all as N. concolor....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Oryx: Journal of Fauna and Flora International
DOI: 10.1017/S0030605305000906


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