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Siamangs are members of the order Primates belonging to the “lesser ape” family or Hylobatidae. Their scientific name is Hylobates syndactylus, although up until 1972 it was Symphylangus syndactylus. Siamangs are the largest species in the gibbon family, with a height of 30–35 inches and ...

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