Characterisations of hair of Hoolock Gibbon Hoolock hoolock (Harlan, 1834) (Hylobatidae: Primates: Mammalia)
The present study was undertaken to know the characterisations of hair of Hoolock Gibbon, Hoolock hoolock. The laboratory study was conducted at the Mammal & Osteology section, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata during January – July, 2016. Microscopic hair analysis of Hoolock Gibbon Hoolock hoolock was done using optical light microscope for its species identification. The hair of H. hoolock can easily be identified on basis of their unique medulla and transverse section of hair. The high-resolution photo-micrographs and key characteristics of hair presented here can be used as an appropriate reference for species identification.