Identify the primate with the help of given information:

  1. This primate is mainly concentrated in Assam and the low-end forests of eastern Brahmaputra
  2. It is a tailless and the only ape found in India
  3. Poaching is a serious threat to these apes as their body parts are used as traditional medicines

  Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [A] Hoolock Gibbon

All given features are of Hoolock Gibbons. Hoolock Gibbons are exclusively forest-dwelling and depend on a contiguous canopy. They are found in broad-leaved, moist deciduous forest.

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