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Gibbons are small apes that have little profile in the west. They have no champion, like Jane Goodall of the chimpanzees and Dian Fossey of the gorillas. They are also almost completely invisible in English fiction.
Gibbons are too often "seen" as monkeys in zoos. The gibbon image has yet to be constructed in the west. Keep reading ...
It is a different story in the South Asia, however. In his new book on gibbons, John Steckley details many of the stories and essays from countries like Thailand and Malaysia. He provides key information about gibbons based on wide research, personal experience, and a lifetime of fascination.
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