gorilla : Taro

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0082    (2014-12-25Updated)
International studbook number: 480

Name Taro
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1973.04.20
Place of birth Europe (Germany)
Current facility Japan Monkey Centre
Father Fritz
Mother Delphi
The individual's name is "太郎" in Kanji. His mother is Delphi (International registration number 0230), and his father is Fritz (International registration number 0253).
Life history
1973.04.20 Gori was born at Nuremberg Zoo.
1975.11.17 Gori moved to Dublin Zoo.
1986.05.20 Gori was lent out to the Longleat Safari Park.
1986.11.26 Gori was moved to Edinburgh Zoo temporally.
1989.04.13 Gori moved to Japan Monkey Centre.
1989.06.18 He had new name; Taro. He starts to live with Hanako {0033} .
2009.02.25 Hanako {0033} died.
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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes