NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Zoo is celebrating the first birthday of Lola the siamang.
The zoo in Norfolk will hold a celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Lola actually turned 1 on Aug. 20.
Siamangs are a large species of gibbon native to the rainforests of Southeast Asia. They have black shaggy hair and a naked face. They grow up to 35 inches in length and 28 pounds.
Like their larger orangutan cousins, habitat loss is threatening their survival in the wild.
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