Habitat: Swamps, bamboo and dry mountain forests
Weight: Up to 15.4 lbs
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Gestation Period: 5-6 months
Number of Young: 1
Conservation Status: Least Concern
- Communicates with booming sounds, shaking tree branches and a variety of facial expressions.
- Both sexes have cheek pouches in which to carry food.
- When born, babies are able to cling to their mother but are dependent on her for food, comfort, grooming and protection.
- They will sit absolutely still when alarmed.