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gib·bon

(gib'on),
A genus of anthropoid apes, Hylobates, of the superfamily Hominoidea.
[Fr.]

gibbon

a long-armed anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobatea.

gibbon

slender, tailless, noisy, arboreal ape, about 3 ft high and weighing about 15 lb. The least anthropoid of the anthropoid apes, in the family Pongidae. Called also Hylobates spp.
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Most recently, Gibbons was a newsletter publishing consultant and broker.
Linda Gibbons, of Bingley Square, Rochdale, has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum of 22 years, after pleading guilty to murdering the mother-of-four and grandmother-of-three.
Impressed by Ancajas trouble-free handling of Gonzalez, Gibbons swears the 26-year-old lefty has what it takes to draw in the crowd in another locale, a setting where the population of Filipino-Americans is high.
At Gibbons Pools, the residential construction revenue was over $6 million during the 2016 fiscal year and completed 19 pool excavations over the year.
So it's an absolute privilege to see something as special and as rare as a gibbon in a canopy in a Chinese rainforest, and especially when it turns out that the gibbons are actually a new species previously unrecognized by science," he said.
In 2008, Gibbons was charged under section 127 of the Criminal Code for breaching the 1994 civil injunction to not protest inside the bubble.
The plea by 21-year-old Gibbons was heard at Kirklees Magistrates' Court in Huddersfield where he had previously been sentenced to a 16-week curfew for breaking a restraining order.
Gibbons spend most of their life in the treetops, rarely descending to the ground, and our gibbons will be able to swing through the trees, replicating their natural behaviour in the wild.
TWYCROSS Zoo has officially opened its new PS2million gibbon house - much to the delight of its new occupants.
Gibbons was born and raised in Hamilton Parish, Bermuda.
We now have whole genome sequences for all the great apes and, with this work, also the small apes - gibbons," said Jeffrey Rogers, a primate genetics researcher at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, reports Reuters.
Gibbons wants closure on a long-running wages dispute with former club Alki Larnaca that has been in FIFA's hands for over two years.