Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus): A Vintage Lithograph of the Largest and Loudest Gibbon

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Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus): A Vintage Lithograph of the Largest and Loudest Gibbon

This product is a high-quality digital reproduction of a vintage lithograph of Siamang, also known as Symphalangus syndactylus, the only species in its genus and the largest and loudest of the gibbons. You can download a low-resolution image for free or purchase a high-resolution image in pixel or vector format. You can also order various products with the image printed on them, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts.

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Siamang is a species of gibbon that lives in the rainforests of Sumatra, Malaysia, and Thailand. It is the largest of the gibbons, weighing up to 14 kg (31 lb) and reaching 1 m (3.3 ft) in height. It has long, black fur and a distinctive throat sac that can be inflated to the size of its head. The throat sac is used to produce loud, complex, and melodious calls that can be heard up to 5 km (3 miles) away. The calls serve to communicate with other siamangs, mark their territory, and strengthen the bond between mates. ¹²

Siamang feeds mainly on fruits, leaves, flowers, and insects. It is arboreal and spends most of its time in the upper canopy of the forest. It has long arms and a webbing of skin between its second and third toes, which help it to swing and balance on the branches. It can also walk bipedally on the ground or on large branches. It lives in small family groups consisting of a monogamous pair and their offspring. The pair shares the responsibility of caring for the young, which stay with their parents until they reach sexual maturity at around 8 years of age. ¹²

Siamang is classified as endangered on the IUCN Red List, as it faces threats from habitat loss, fragmentation, hunting, and the illegal pet trade. It is estimated that the population has declined by more than 50% in the last 40 years. ³ Conservation efforts include protecting its habitat, rescuing and rehabilitating injured and orphaned siamangs, and raising awareness and support for its conservation.

This product is a digital reproduction of a vintage lithograph of Siamang, made with the lithography method. Lithography is a planographic printing process that makes use of the immiscibility of oil and water. The printing is from a stone (lithographic limestone) or a metal plate with a smooth surface. It was invented in 1796 by the German author and actor Alois Senefelder and was initially used mostly for musical scores and maps. Lithography can produce detailed and subtle artwork with a range of tones.

You can download a low-resolution image of the lithograph for free, which you can use for personal purposes only. If you want a high-quality image, you can purchase a high-resolution image in pixel or vector format, which you can use for commercial purposes. You can also order various products with the image printed on them, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts. These products are made with durable materials and vivid colors, and they are perfect for decorating your home or office, or for giving as gifts to your friends and family.

If you are interested in the biology and behavior of Siamang, you can also find more information and related searches on the web. Some of the synonyms and foreign language names for this species are: Symphalangus syndactylus, Mono siamés, Singe siamang, Siamang, Siamang maymunu, Siamang-apina.

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