Species: White-handed or lar gibbon, Hylobates lar
D.O.B.:  December, 1999
Sex: Male

In the Wild: http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/factsheets/links/hylobates

10264888_10201947182578321_4971684626842430566_nHistory:  Kanji was born in a breeding facility in Miami,  where he lived with his mother until she became ill.  We were contacted by the breeder to help to hand raise Kanji while his mother recuperated.  He was hand raised with the intent of returning him to the facility.  Fortunately, for us, the breeder decided to allow Kanji to stay with us permanently!  He is now experiencing adolescence, with the resulting hormone fluctuation and as this leads to personality problems, as with rebellious teenagers,Kanji lives alone.