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Bornéo

Male

1997

24 years old

Gibbon agile

Fully sponsored

Sponsored by Bénédicte Paillet Castaingts

Alex is a male gibbon of the species of Hylobates agilis albirbarbis, one of  gibbons species who lives on the island of Borneo in Indonesia.

Estimatimation of his birth: 1997.

Alex was confiscated in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. He arrived at Kalaweit the 9th of Aug 2007.

The results of the blood test showed us that Alex is infected with hepatitis B and tuberculosis.

Alex is very quiet. When we're near the cage, Alex likes to hang himself on the wall to look at us.

Notes:

Pararawen Conservation Center and Sanctuary, Muara Teweh, Central Kalimantan.

June  2021

Alex is fine. He is always with his partner Mina.

In the morning, Alex and Mina also sing with the other gibbons.

After singing, Alex likes to move and hang himself at the top of the cage. Sometimes he goes down a bit to look for insects or leaves.

Alex eats the fruit well.

January 2016

Alex and his partner Mina are fine.

Alex and Mina spend a lot of time at the top of the cage. Alex likes to hang out at the fence to look around.

January 2015

Alex and his partner Mina are fine.

Alex sees a lot at the top of the cage. He likes to hang out at the fence to look around.

Alex also sings with his partner.

February 2014

Alex and his partner Mina are fine. They are active and eat the fruit well.

Alex likes to hang himself in a corner at the top of the cage to look around.

September 2013

Alex and his partner Mina are fine.

They are active and eat their food well.

Alex often sees himself at the top of the cage. Mina is aggressive. She likes to jump to the fence to catch us when we pass by the cage.

April 22, 2012

Alex is now with a female gibbon called Mina. Mina is nice.

Alex and Mina soon became friends. They sing together and mate.

March 16, 2010

Alex is transferred to our new center located in Muara Teweh, Borneo Centre. Alex is fine.
 
September 30, 2009

A sad day for Alex ... his companion Nure left him. Nure died because of a disease.

July 2009

Alex and Nure often mate.

March 15, 2009

Alex is placed with a female of the same species called Nure. Like Alex, Nure was before with another gibbon that has had a son. But unfortunately her companion and son are deceased. Alex and Nure have not shown aggressive behaviour. They get along well.

July 06, 2008

Liony is separated from Alex. They were fighting. Liony has a wound on his left arm. Alex has a little wound on his lip.

July 01, 2008

In the morning, Liony and Alex are placed in a new aviary. Liony approached Alex a lot. But Alex ignored her. He moves when Liony approaches him. Liony was a little aggressive when he ate. She intimidated Alex when Alex wanted to enter the hallway to take the food.