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Number of great apes of breeding individuals (As of December 31, 2011)
Chimpanzees 328 individuals in 53 facilities
Gorillas 23 individuals in 9 facilities
Orangutans 51 individuals in 21 facilities
2011.12.23 Tetsu((estimated) 35-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Kumamoto Sanctuary, WIldlife Research Center of Kyoto University, died from chronic heart failure.
2011.12.21 Genki(25-years-old), a gorilla at the Kyoto City Zoo, gave birth to a baby boy. His name is Gentaro. His father is Momotaro(11-years-old).
2011.12.9 Lacha, a gibbon at the Ichikawa City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, gave birth to a baby boy. His name is not yet determined. His father is Kotetsu(7-years-old).
2011.12.9 Kanna(9-years-old), a gibbon at the Hirakawa Zoological Park, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Mimi.
2011.12.8 Kyoto City Zoo announced Koiko the chimpanzee  {0281}  became pregnant.The baby will be born from late June to early July 2012.
2011.12.1 KinKin(7-years-old), a gibbon at the Utsunomiya Zoo was moved to the Hamura Zoo.
2011.11.26 Betty(9-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Izu Shaboten Park, died from suppurative nephritis.
2011.11.18 Jane((estimated) 29-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Koyuki. Her father is Tonny(32-years-old).
2011.11.12 Miyo((estimated) 18-years-old), a gibbon at the Sabae City Zoo, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Yuu. Her father is Tetsu(28-years-old).
2011.10.27 Kuro((estimated)34-years-old), a gibbon at the , died from pneumonia.
2011.10.22 Marilyn((estimated) 22-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Izu Shaboten Park was moved to the Japan Monkey Centre.
2011.10.16 The chimpanzee baby at Higashiyama Zoo was named "Riki".
2011.10.13 Tamae((estimated) 32-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens, gave birth to a baby girl. Unfortunately, Tamae's baby was born dead.
2011.10.12 Kurin(12-years-old), a gibbon at the Kobe Oji Zoo was moved to the Fukuchiyama City Zoo.
2011.10.4 Nobu(25-years-old), a orangutan at the , died from multiple organ failure.
2011.9.26 Norio(0-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, died.
2011.9.26 Cooky(20-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is Non. Her father is Norio((estimated) 30-years-old).
2011.9.24 Tonny(31-years-old), a chimpanzee at the , died.
2011.8.17 Iyo((estimited) 34-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto, died from squamous cell carcinoma.
2011.8.5 Taka(2-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Nagano Chausuyama Zoo was moved to the Izu Shaboten Park.
2011.8.1 Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto is reborn as Kumamoto Sanctuary, Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University. Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho, Co., Ltd. donated 53 chimpanzees, facilities, and land to Kyoto University.
2011.7.28 Genki become pregnant with Momotaro's child, Kyoto City Zoo officials said.
2011.7.26 Momoko(24-years-old), a orangutan at the Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo, died.
2011.7.24 Kazumi(24-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Nagoya-city Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, gave birth to a baby boy. His name is Riki. His father is Ryuu(14-years-old).
2011.6.4 Yuri(27-years&9months-old), a gibbon at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, died from hepatic failure.
2011.5.11 Ai, a gibbon at the Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture was moved to the Utsunomiya Zoo.
2011.5.2 The female chimpanzee baby delivered by Miracle on 20th Jan. 2011 at Nogeyama Zoo was named "Louie". Zoo asked visitors to submit baby name. Total polling number was 5,481. "Louie" was the top with 1,842 votes, follwed by Marine(1,423votes), Miku(1,311) and Mutsumi(766).
2011.4.30 Molly(Mory)((estimated)59-years-old), a orangutan at the Tama Zoological Park, died.
2011.3.30 Sakura((estimated) 39-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture, died.
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2011.3.18 Yoshio((estimated) 29-year-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto, died.
2011.3.15 Bell(14-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture was moved to the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto.
2011.3.15 Cooky(22-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
2011.3.15 Kanae((estimated) 32-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
2011.3.15 Nozomi((estimated) 33-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
2011.3.15 Maruku((estimated) 31-years-old), a chimpanzee at the The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Uto was moved to the Kumamoto City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
2011.3.14 Gou((estimated) 34-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture was moved to the Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture.
2011.3.11 A massive earthquake of magnitude of 9.0 occurred Friday 11 March, off the Pacific coast of the northeastern part of the Japanese main land (Tohoku Region), causing devastating damages.
2011.2.26 The female baby chimpanzee born at kamine Zoo on 7th Feb. 2011 was named "Goh". It was derived from her parents' names; Go-hichi(father) and Yoh (mother). Her current body weight is around 2400g.
2011.2.25 A predawn fire destroyed Horii Zoo. Two chimpanzees are safe. A large number of animals died in a fire.
2011.2.14 Gonta(22-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Non Hoi Park Toyohashi City Zoo and Botanical Park, died.
2011.2.7 Yoh(estimated 38-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Kamine Zoo, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is not yet determined. Her father is Go-hichi(estimated 33-years-old).
2011.1.27 A Sumatran orang-utan draft genome assembly and short read sequence data from five Sumatran and five Bornean orang-utan genomes were presented. Please check the original article for the details. Locke, D. P. et al. Nature 469, 529-533 (2011).
2011.1.20 Miracle(9-years-old), a chimpanzee at the Nogeyama Zoo, gave birth to a baby girl. Her name is not yet determined. Her father is Kobuhei(15-years-old).
2011.1.16 Willie((estimated)46year-old), a gorilla at the Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, died.
2011.1.15 Rick(22-year-old), a chimpanzee at the Takaoka Kojo Zoo, died.
2011.1.3 The female sumatra orangutan baby delivered by Sumi on 16th July 2010 at Ichikawa-city Zoo was named "Lily". Zoo asked visitors to submit baby name from 1st to 26th Dec. 2010. Total polling number was 4642. "Lily" was the top with 2539 votes, follwed by Pran and Uko. A naming ceremony will take place on 30th Jan..

Selection of Apes