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'Star Wars Gibbon' Is Discovered, Expanding Our Family Tree

A new gibbon has just been discovered and has been nicknamed "Skywalker" for its impressive athletic abilities.

January 12, 2017
8:24 AM EST
Photo: 'Skywalker' gibbon (Hoolock tianxing sp. nov.) moving from tree to tree. Credit: Lei Dong
Photo: Adult male 'Skywalker' gibbon (Hoolock tianxing sp. nov.). Credit: Peng-Fei Fan