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Number of great apes of breeding individuals (As of December 31, 2009)
Chimpanzees 337 individuals in 53 facilities
Gorillas 24 individuals in 10 facilities
Orangutans 49 individuals in 21 facilities
2009.12.26 Yoko(20-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Kyoto City Zoo, died from peritonitis.
2009.12.25 Poco((estimated) 42-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park, died from suspicion of uterine cancer.
2009.12.19 Satsuki((estimated) 39-years-old), a orangutan at the Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo, gave birth to a baby boy. Unfortunately, Satsuki's baby was born dead.
2009.12.2 Uhko((estimated) 44-years-old), a orangutan at the Non Hoi Park Toyohashi City Zoo and Botanical Park, died from renal disorder.
2009.11.14 Momoko(26-years-old), a gorilla at the Ueno Zoological Gardens, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Komomo. Her father is Haoko(16-years-old).
2009.11.1 Gon((estimated) 38-years-old), a gorilla at the Kyoto City Zoo, died from debility due to the sinusitis.
2009.10.23 Sasuke, a gibbon at the Asahiyama Zoo was moved to the Utsunomiya Zoo.
2009.10.23 Shouchin(10-years-old), a orangutan at the Himeji City Zoo, died from postanesthetic cardiovascular/ respiratory failure.
2009.10.10 Goro((estimated) 44-years-old), a gorilla at the Chiba Zoological Park, died from multiple organ failure.
2009.8.6 Merron(23-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Ishikawa Zoo, gave birth to a baby boy. His father is Ichirou.
2009.7.18 Beppu Cable Rakutenchi, which had been closed since September 2008, was reopened.
2009.7.14 Shino(14-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Japan Monkey Centre, died from night aspiration.
2009.7.7 Tamae((estimated) 30-years-old), a chimpanzee at the , gave birth to a baby(gender undetermined). Unfortunately, Tamae's baby was born dead.
2009.7.2 Grace -> Sakura(19-years-old), a orangutan at the Miyazaki-city Phoenix Zoo, died from death due to physical deconditioning caused by disease of unknown origin.
2009.6.25 The male orangutan delivered by "Valentine" on April 2 was named "Mumu" after his father, "Mimi," as a result of a visitors’ poll. His name, "Mumu," was elected from among three candidate names procuring 2760 out of 4908 votes, and was announced on the website.
2009.6.22 Kaco(14-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Nagano Chausuyama Zoo, gave birth to a baby boy. His father is Tadashi(18-years-old). The individual was born premature (1440 g) and was thus hand-reared.
2009.6.21 Twin chimpanzees delivered by "Sango" on April 18 were named "Daiya" (male) and "Sakura" (female) after "a diamond," April’s birthstone, and "cherry blossom," April’s flower, respectively. These names were selected from 681 ideas, and a naming ceremony was held.
2009.6.14 Genki((estimated) 38-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto, died from renal failure.
2009.5.1 Lenbo(10-years-old), a orangutan at the Taman Safari (Indonesia) was moved to the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo.
2009.4.20 Momo(6-years-old), a orangutan at the Asahiyama Zoo, died from death by asphyxiation because a rope was twined around the neck.
2009.4.19 "An orangutan in Ishikawa Zoo fell down from a tower but was finally safeguarded.
An Orangutan, 40 Minutes of Hegira (Asahi Shimbun)
2009.4.18 "A new chimpanzee facility was opened to the public in Kyoto City Zoo.
A Chimpanzee’s Study Room Opened for Public(Asahi Shimbun)"
2009.4.18 Sango((estimated) 33-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture, gave birth to pigeon pair. Their father is Robin(14-years-old). Twins are nurtured by their own mother for the first time in Japan.
2009.4.13 Millet -> Zillah(9-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Universal Studio Japan Birds & Animals Unlimited was moved to the Tokushima Zoo.
2009.4.3 Miki((estimated) 32-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park, gave birth to a baby boy. His father is Sanbo.
2009.4.2 Valentine, a orangutan at the Kobe Oji Zoo, gave birth to a baby boy. His father is Mimi.
2009.3.21 "Activities at the chimpanzee facility in Nagoya-city Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens were published in the newspaper.
With Lively Chimpanzees, Nagoya-city Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens Rebuilt the Chimpanzee Facility (Evening edition of Chunichi Shimbun)"
2009.3.16 Arare(18-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Yoshizu(18-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Inko(20-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Tamae(30-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Sachiko(32-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Kazuya(21-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.16 Kenji(24-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens.
2009.3.2 Mimi((estimated) 40-years-old), a orangutan at the Kobe Oji Zoo was moved to the Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo.
2009.2.27 Hanako((estimated) 42-years-old), a gorilla at the Japan Monkey Centre, died from unknown.
2009.2.17 A chimpanzee who attacked a person was shot in Connecticut, USA.
2009.2.14 The death of "Kenchi" (chimpanzee) was reported in Hokkaido Shimbun.
2009.2.7 unknown(0-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, died.
2009.2.4 Susie((estimated) 27-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is unknown. Her father is Tonny(29-years-old).
2009.2.3 Hanako(40-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Okinawa Kids Discovery Kingdom Foundation, died.
2009.1.27 unknown(0-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Ishikawa Zoo, died.
2009.1.17 Corry(16-years-old), a orangutan at the Himeji City Zoo, died from after anesthesia.

Selection of Apes