chimpanzee : Koiko

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0281    (2013-05-07Updated)
International studbook number: -

Name Koiko
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies P. t. verus
Date of birth 1977?
Place of birth Wild (Africa)
Current facility Kyoto City Zoo
As her experimental number was C51, she was named Koiko (five and one in Japanese).
Soon after the individual is given something to eat, she would still keep asking another for food while beating a fence with her hands. She had tenaciously been utilizing soybean feeders (in the days of Kumamoto Primate Research Park, Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho Co., Ltd). She has raised two children, and thus is very good at nurturing a child. She has inner strength and is a striver; nevertheless, She has a bad habit of scratching his/her head when stressed out. Probably because it is middle aged, She is very slow to ascend or descend a tower.
Life history
1977? Koiko was born in Africa.
1986.10.13 Koiko moved to SANWA KAGAKU KENKYUSHO.
1989.01.19 Koiko gave birth to Funao  {0332}  whose father was Tetsu  {0143} .
1991.02.24 Koiko gave birth to Medaka  {0395}  whose father was Tetsu  {0143} .
1995.06.22 Koiko gave birth to Funami  {0537}  whose father was Tetsu  {0143} .
2009.03.25 Koiko moved to Kyoto City Zoo with Yoko  {0329} , Takashi  {0316} , and Suzumi  {0556} .
2013.02.12 Koiko gave birth to Niini {9921}  whose father was James  {0499} .
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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes