chimpanzee : Rita

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We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:9061    (2014-01-14Updated)
International studbook number: -
Name Rita
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies unknown
Date of birth 1926?
Place of birth Wild (Bergium Congo)
Current facility Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo
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Feature
The individual was brought to Japan by Mr. Isamu Kagawa. She appeared in shows at the Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo. Its variety of performances became very popular and started a trend of introducing chimpanzees at other zoos.
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Life history
1926? Rita was born.
1927? kept in the local village
1931?
1932.07.23 Rita came to Osaka-city Tennoji Zoo, become famous for the performance of table manners.
1940.07.23 Rita died from debility by stillbirth.
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Selection of Apes