The new arrival is the second of its species to be born in captivity, following its 3-year-old brother being the first.
The sex and name of the 9-day old gibbon have yet to be announced.
The curator of the zoo, Vitek Lukas, celebrated the birth of the infant and commented that primate’s birth is critical to the breeding plan of the rare species.
The Silvery Gibbon is known to be monogamous. The species have mall faces and are aptly named with distinctive silver to grey fur.
In the wild, young primates tend to stay with their family unit until they reach six years of age, where they are ready to leave their tribe.
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