Hybrid ape offspring of a mating of gibbon and siamang.

@article{Myers1979HybridAO,
  title={Hybrid ape offspring of a mating of gibbon and siamang.},
  author={Richard H. Myers and David A. Shafer},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={205 4403},
  pages={
          308-10
        }
}
The serendipitous mating of a male gibbon, Hylobates moloch, and a female siamang, Symphalangus syndactylus, has produced two female offspring born 1 year apart. The hybrid karyotype of 47 chromosomes comprises the haploid complements of the parental species, 22 for the gibbon and 25 for the siamang. Chromosomal G and C banding comparisons revealed no clear homologies between the parental karyotypes except for the single chromosome in each species containing the nucleolus organizer region. The… CONTINUE READING
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