Analysis of conservation-based monitoring of gibbons in China
Author of the article:GUAN Zhenhua, YAN Lu, HUANG Bei
Author's Workplace：Yunnan Academy of Biodiversity, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming 650224, ChinaCloud Mountain Conservation, Dali Biodiversity Conservation and Research Center，Dali，671000, ChinaState Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650223, China
Key Words：Gibbon; Conservation; Monitor; Population; China
Abstract：Population monitoring is important for the conservation of endangered wild animal species. Gibbon, the first class national protected species, is the only ape distributed in China. This paper reviews the conservation-based monitoring work of gibbon (Hylobatidae) populations. We create the timeline of monitoring work of four gibbon species. Based on current conservation status and performance of measures, we provide a comprehensive suggestion for future conservation of gibbons in China, for the long-term promoting of gibbon monitoring projects, and for the effective conservation of the last surviving gibbons.