orangutan : Tango

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0065    (2014-09-27Updated)
International studbook number: 1784

Name Tango
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies P. pygmaeus (B)
Date of birth 1980.08.04
Place of birth Europe (Twycross zoo)
Current facility Kushiro City Zoo
The individual is an adult male with an excellent flange. He is handsome, and his photograph was inserted in a book named Minnanokao (Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.; 1994). He is close to Rolie -> Tama, and they do not quarrel with each other.
Because of being hand-reared, this individual is familiar with humans. When the individual sees a hateful staff, he runs and pours water in the mouth on the staff. However, he is generally gentle and follows a trainer's instructions, such as fetching an article.
Life history
1980.08.04 Tango was born at Twycross zoo. He has been artificially bred.
1983.06.24 Tango moved to Nagano Chausuyama Zoo.
1989.11.21 Fujiko  {0100}  was born of Kikki  {0053}  and Tango.
1990.10.23 Tango moved to Kushiro City Zoo.
1993.03.28 Sentarou  {0112}  was born of Rolie  {0061}  and Tango.
1997.01.26 Teijirou  {0120}  was born of Rolie  {0061}  and Tango.
2001.12.07  {0133}  was born of Rolie  {0061}  and Tango.
2003.12.15  {0138}  was stillbirth. Whose mother was Rolie  {0061} .
2010.03.01 Hina  {0148}  was born of Rolie  {0061}  and Tango. She is growing by Artificial feeding.
2014.01.15 Rina  {0153}  was born. Whose mother was Rolie  {0061} .
2014.09.24 Tango died.

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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes