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Sumatra

Female

1997

24 years old

Siamang

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Sponsored by Anne Molderez, Joelle Lazaro, Laurence Marbat

Angkung is a female Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) of the island Sumatera, Indonesia.

The estimate of the Year of birth: 1997.

Angkung was arrived in Kalaweit Sumatera on 26 November 2004 from Jakarta.

Blood test results: Angkung is infected with herpes Simplex.

Her story:

Angkung was released by Kalaweit from a person who kept her in Jakarta and was very skinny when she arrived because she was not fed regularly. She was captured by hunters who killed both her parents and was kept in captivity in a very small cage. She got very stressed out.

Notes :

Supayang Conservation Center and Sanctuary, Solok, west of Sumatera.

June 2021

Angkung and his family are all fine.

They are active and eat the fruit well.

June, 24 2021

Angel was separated from Angkung because he was too agressive with Angkung.

February 2016

Observation by: Andre.

Zacky Dewasa, Angkung and their son Angel and Ozzie Kecil are fine.

This month the observation happens by looking at the reactions of siamangs and Gibbons when there is human near the cage.

When there is human near the cage, Zacky Dewasa, Angkung and Angel sway a lot. They jump and also hit the fence with their paws. After swinging, zacky Dewasa and Angkung approach us and look at us as they waited for the fruit. Angel stays at the top of the cage. Like his mother, Angel attacks us when we're careless.

Ozy Kecil will attach himself to his mother.

Zacky Dewasa, Angkung and Angel eat the fruit well.

December 2015

On December 03, 2015 Angkung gave birth to a baby Siamang. He's a male. We call the baby Ozy Kecil.

Angkung and her baby are fine.

January 2014

Zacky Dewasa and his family are fine. They are active in swinging and playing.

Zacky Dewasa likes to get close to his partner to play. He catches and shoots Angkung. Then he runs when Angkung wants to catch him.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung also play by biting.

Angel still often clings to his mom. Sometimes it comes off a bit and learns to swing to an extended branch. But she stays close to her mom.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung eat well the fruits and food aditional as chicken, hard-boiled egg and milk.

September 2013

Zacky Dewasa, Angkung and Angel are fine.

They are active and eat their food well.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung take and eat bananas first. After they pick up and eat other fruits like papaya, watermelon, pineapple, mandarin, cucumber, carrot and bean.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung like to eat near the hallway.

Angel suckle to his mother oftenly.

June 2013

On 26 June 2013, Angkung gave birth to a baby siamang. Angkung and her baby are safe.

We call her baby Angel.

October 2012

Zacky Dewasa and his companion Angkung are fine.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung are active in swinging on the branches and ropes.

Angkung also likes to go down to the ground. She loves digging the earth with her hands.

Zacky Dewasa and Angkung have eaten their food well.

July 2012

Angkung's fine.

Angkung is active in swinging and singing with other siamangs and gibbons.

In the morning. Angkung likes to swing on the ropes that are half-height from the cage.

At midday, Angkung likes to sit or lie down in the hut. 

Angkung ate his food well.

This month, the veterinary team also gave him treatment against pests.

June 2012

This month, Zacky Dewasa and Angkung got back together.

February 2012: Angkung is fine. She's still in a cage alone. Zacky Dewasa is going as well.

His baby Napoleon is fine. There's still room in a brooder. As Napoleon is still very small. The vet team gives him milk.

On December 11, 2011 Angkung gave birth to a baby siamang. Around 07:30, Angkung was weak. She was lying down.

Then around 10:30, Angkung began to agitate as she wanted to give birth.

From 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., medical intervention to help him.

7:00 p.m., the veterinary team had anesthesier Angkung to assist her. The veterinary team had to pull the baby and push the belly of Angkung to get the baby out. 

Around 9:30, the baby was able to get out. He's safe.