Siamang Gibbon

Siamangs are found in the mountains of the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra in rain forests and monsoon forests. They live up to 20 to 30 years in the wild and are vegetarian.

Oscar, a Siamang gibbon, and his brother, Arthur, are the most vocal residents of the Greenville Zoo

Fun facts

  • The Greenville Zoo is home to four Siamangs; Oscar, Ella, and their offspring George born on March 14, 2015 and Authur (Jr.) born on January 6, 2016.
  • The siamangs really enjoy foraging for their treats that the keepers hide throughout the exhibit.
  • The siamang gibbon is the loudest of all gibbons. Its call can be heard over two miles away!
  • Several times a day the siamangs will sing together. Their call can last for 15 minutes or more.

How to Adopt

You may complete our online adoption form. Or you may also use the Adopt-an-Animal form (PDF) to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo. Please make checks payable to the Greenville Zoo.

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