While it is rare in the animal kingdom, there are certain species of animal that choose a special someone and raise a family together, forming a bond that can often last their entire lives.
Most famously, swans stay together for several years, and in some cases, never separate. Gibbons are also known to raise a family together, and form a tight-knit group.. Like swans, when a gibbon finds the right mate, it’s a life long companionship. Gibbons parents raise their offspring, groom each other, forage for food, and live together as a family unit.
Want to learn more about gibbons? Check out Meeting the Gibbons on Discovery Education Streaming!