Nee, the white handed gibbon can see again after a cataract operation, at WFFT Rescue Center

Nee, the white handed gibbon can see again after a cataract operation, at WFFT Rescue Center

Cherokee is a white handed gibbon who was born at Noah's Ark in 2000. Before being retired to Noah's Ark, Cherokee's parents took part in a birth control study at a large research facility. We were told that both parents were sterile, so imagine our surprise when one morning, keepers saw baby Cherokee clinging to her mother! After an initial health check and resulting vaccinations, Cherokee was allowed to be raised by her mother, a right that many captive primates are denied...

Cherokee is a white handed gibbon who was born at Noah's Ark in 2000. Before being retired to Noah's Ark, Cherokee's parents took part in a birth control study at a large research facility. We were told that both parents were sterile, so imagine our surprise when one morning, keepers saw baby Cherokee clinging to her mother! After an initial health check and resulting vaccinations, Cherokee was allowed to be raised by her mother, a right that many captive primates are denied...

White-handed gibbon named Lenny at the Toronto Zoo. #gibbon #torontozoo #animals

White-handed gibbon named Lenny at the Toronto Zoo.

One of the gibbon's at Sunset Zoo, Dempsey!

One of the gibbon's at Sunset Zoo, Dempsey!

Baby White Cheeked #Gibbon named Nakai, born in 2011. Taken on Perth

Baby White Cheeked named Nakai, born in Taken on Perth

Rescued from the pet trade, Preah is imprinted and cannot be released. She now has a safe and loving home at Phnom Tamao and can be an ambassador for her species, as many visitors fall in love and want to protect gibbons in the wild! #primate #Cambodia

Rescued from the pet trade, Preah is imprinted and cannot be released. She now has a safe and loving home at Phnom Tamao and can be an ambassador for her species, as many visitors fall in love and want to protect gibbons in the wild!

Meet baby Raff. He's adorable!

Meet animals like lions, tigers & meerkats at the most visited tourist attraction in Hertfordshire for a great family day out.

White handed gibbon, Leslie. Photo by Michael Henry.

Photo by Michael Henry.

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