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Occasionally, gibbons scampered across without holding on with their upper limbs.
Eventually, the scientists observed the gibbons crossing the bridge about as frequently as the animals had traveled that stretch of forest before the landslide.
Though slow to adopt it, the gibbons increasingly traveled a bridge made of two ropes that was installed across the 15-meter gap, researchers report October 15 in Scientific Reports.
The tooth is the oldest known fossil from a gibbon ancestor, says Gilbert, of Hunter College at the City University of New York.
Another famous man was born at Putney: Edward Gibbon, the historian.
Gibbon was, in fine, exceedingly human, and his person was almost grotesque.
Of the apes, though many can stand upright, the gibbon is the only one that attempts to walk in this position.
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Their motion is like that of the gibbon when in haste, a series of jumps or swings between the supporting arms.
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Their attitude is in all cases an approach toward the erect one, which posture is attained by the gibbon.
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It is shortest in the chimpanzee, somewhat longer in the gorilla, still longer in the orang, and remarkably long in the gibbon.
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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION