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Gibbons Spend Most of their Day Looking for Food

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It?s early dawn in the northern forests of India, and a family of gibbons are on the move. Their mission is to patrol the borders of their territory, looking for food ? an activity that takes up more than half their day.

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A sound fills the air in the rainforests of northeast India: the morning songs of a hoolock gibbon family, the jungle equivalent of an alarm clock. These primates live the high life in the jungle canopy, spending their days soaring through the trees in search of food. Follow Samar, an eight-year-old gibbon, as he prepares to leave his close-knit clan and start a family of his own. Has he mastered the skills needed to make this huge leap?

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