In October 2011 this female North Borneo Gibbon Hylobates funereus  arrived early one morning with a youngster in tow to feed on a fruiting Ficus variegata fig tree growing next to the Eagles Nest Spa Cabin at  the Tabin Wildlife Resort in Sabah.

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The  majority of the figs were still green but this did not seem to deter the gibbons from feeding on them.  Ficus variegata figs can ripen green or red  and are eaten  and the seeds dispersed by palm civets, binturongs, fruit bats and primates.

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A male Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus also came to visit the fruiting fig but after a few pecks flew away, obviously uninterested.
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Two Ficus variegata fig trees growing next to the Eagles Nest Spa at  the Tabin Wildlife Resort in Sabah.
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Ficus variegata trees typically have straight white trunks and prominent buttresses.

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