chimpanzee : Koko

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0140    (2018-05-10Updated)
International studbook number: -

Name Koko
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies P. t. schweinfurthii
Date of birth 1978?
Place of birth Wild (Africa)
Current facility Izu Shaboten Zoo
The individual is a humpback, and she often walks in a slouching posture without touching her hands on the ground.
This individual is gentle to humans and other chimpanzees. She was deeply attached to food. After her child, Milly, has grown up, she sometimes gives her food to other children.
Life history
1978? Koko was born in Africa.
1980.01.14 Koko moved to Izu Shaboten Park.
1991.01.07 Koko gave birth to Milly  {0389}  whose father was Epulu  {0230}  or Wiley  {0219} .
2018.05.10 Koko died from gastric dilation-volvulus syndrome.
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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes