Who needs a forelimb anyway? Locomotor, postural and manipulative behavior in a one-armed gibbon

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.20130.abs Given the predominance of brachiation and other forms of suspension in gibbon locomotion, we compared the locomotor, postural, and manipulative behaviors of a captive, juvenile, one-armed gibbon to the behavioral profiles of his family members. We expected Kien Nahn, whose arm was amputated in response to an untreatable injury approximately 1 year before […]