Spotlight India: one more gibbon family saved

The family was relocated and released today into Mehao Wildlife Sactuary.An Eastern Hoolock gibbon family was successfully captured yesterday by the IFAW-WTI rescue team stationed in Roing.

Comprised of an adult male, adult female and an infant male, this family is the eighth group rescued in a massive effort to save an entire population of endangered gibbons from certain death.

IFAW-WTI vet Nupur with the infant of the family.

It was the quickest capture ever, taking place in just an hour and a half. The three gibbons were captured from a bamboo grove near the village of Dello.

The family was relocated and released today into Mehao Wildlife Sactuary.


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