orangutan : Yuki

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0043    (2020-05-27Updated)
International studbook number: 1350

Name Yuki
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies P. pygmaeus (B)
Date of birth 1970
Place of birth Wild
Current facility Fukuoka City Zoological Garden
Hammock is the individual's favorite item. She is very clever and she has a healthy appetite. She sometimes makes an appeal to visitors having foods by stretching her hands.
The individual is not fussy and often plays well with Kiki.
Life history
1970? Yuki was born.
1973.12.24 Yuki moved to Sapporo Maruyama Zoo.
1998.10.30 Yuki moved to Fukuoka City Zoological Garden.
2008.02.13 Because of the renovation of the orangutan building at Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, Yuki was moved to Tama Zoological Park temporarily.
2012.09.12 Yuki moved to Fukuoka City Zoological Garden.
2015.09.04 Yuki died.
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Research results using samples from this individual
Nakatsukasa M, Morimoto N, Nishimura T. (2019) Sesamoids of the pollical metacarpophalangeal joint and the evolution of hominoid hands. *Anthropological Science*, 127(3), 159-164. doi:10.1537/ase.190908

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