Meet Paen

Paen has a unique personality and can be very playful


In the March Newsletter, IPPL’s Featured Gibbon was Paen. One of IPPL’s most lovable gibbons, Paen was born in a zoo in Little Rock, AR on October 20, 1985.  She lived in a few zoos while growing up including the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park with other members of her family.  In June of 2016 Paen joined us at IPPL.  Ever since then, this sweet girl has charmed all of her caregivers and anyone who meets her. [su_column size=”1/3″ center=”no” class=””]


A very unique gal!

Paen loves stuffed animals and she takes very good care of them. She bathes her stuffies in her water bucket then sucks the water off of them and grooms them as if they were her babies.  We see her with them most of the time, whether she is swinging around her enclosure or basking in the sun. In fact, she loves her stuffies so much that from time to time they need to be replaced. Check out our Amazonsmile wish list to provide her with fun and variety.

Is love in the air for Paen?

Paen has yet to be paired with one of the male gibbons at IPPL, but we hope that will change soon. We have begun the introduction process with one of our eligible bachelors. As with any relationship, dating is a process that cannot be rushed. There is no way of knowing how long it will take or if this is the ONE for  her.  With such a beautiful voice, who could resist? We sure love to hear her. Check out the audio clip below to hear her sing for yourself.

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Check back for updates and keep your fingers crossed!