gibbon : Miku

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0015    (2019-11-22Updated)
International studbook number: -

Name Miku
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies Hylobates lar
Date of birth 1989.10.30
Place of birth Takarazuka Zoological and Botanical Gardens
Current facility Kushiro City Zoo
Father Taka
Mother Mari   (human rearing)
The individual is covered with brown hair. She was born in Takarazuka but was raised by humans because she was neglected by her parents. She was then moved to Kushiro at age two. At the time, the fingertips from the first joint of her second, third, and fourth fingers on her left hand had already been lost. Although she had sucked her fingers, she gave up the habit as she grew up. However, she has a habit of tapping on itself with the fingertips of her right hand.
Great calls of Miku, Soundfile, was recorded on August 23, 2011.
The duet of On and Miku, Sound file, was recorded on August 23, 2011.
The individual is dependent and boisterous. Soon after she moved from Takarazuka, she was raised in the same place with On and lived in amity for more than twenty-two years. Although Miku is groomed by On , Miku does not seem to return the favor.
Life history
2019.11 She lost food appetite.
2019.11.18 Miku died. They conducted the autopsy. They found serious dehydration. Presumed cause of death were enteritis and pancreatic insufficiency.

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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes