Table 3

Gibbon density and percentage of important food trees and dipterocarps.

Site

% of trees in important species list

Gibbons/km2

% Dipterocarps

Gibbons/km2


Sepilok1

9.4

5.5

NA

NA

Kuala Lompat2

10.3

6 (or 8.4)

1.0

6.0 (or 8.4)

Mintin Island

17.1

5–10 (estimated)

1.8

5.9–19.4 (estimated)

Pasoh3

12.1

8.4

NA

NA

Barito Ulu4

18.3

10.5

42.6

18.3


Data sources: 1 = Davis and Payne 1982, cited in Mather (1992); 2 and 3 = Marsh and Wilson cited in Mather (1992); 4 = Mather (1992).

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