In Memory of Hope

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Species: White-handed or lar gibbon, Hylobates lar
D.O.B.: January, 2006-September, 2010
Sex: Female

In the Wild: Hope

History: Hope was about 3 months old when she came to The Talkin’ Monkeys Project from a breeding facility that was closing. When she was young, she had been treated for a cold with antibiotics that have damaged her teeth. She was also malnourished.

Today, Hope is happy and, except for the previous damage to her teeth, healthy. She is a wonderful ambassador for the Talkin’ Monkeys Project in the community and really likes interacting with people, as well as her roommate, Tang.  Hope developed a tooth infection which went straight to her wonderful loving heart…she died suddenly and we will forever mourn her loss…