gorilla : Pieko

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0043    (2021-12-03Updated)
International studbook number: 421

Name Pieko
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1970.02
Place of birth Africa (Africa)
Current facility Ueno Zoological Gardens
The individual was not close to Bulbul, Taiko, and Toyoko, and she isolatedly inhabited the moat. In the past, she played to put a jute bag on the head. At present, she likes to wear a clean cloth. She is the best dresser in Gorilla Woods.
This individual is aggressive and strong-minded. When a close friend, Rirako, was chased by a male and screamed, she climbed up from the moat to take sides with Rirako.
Life history
1970.02 Pieko was born.
1971.07.18 Pieko moved to Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park.
1993.04.18 Pieko moved to Ueno Zoological Gardens.
1996 Gorilla Forest was completed in Ueno Zoological Gardens
2021.12.02 Pieko died.
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Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes