gorilla : Musashi

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0076    (2016-07-27Updated)
International studbook number: 731
Name Musashi
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1980.07.04
Place of birth Europe (Bristol Zoo)
Current facility Ueno Zoological Gardens
The individual's international breed registry number is 0731, and his international notation is "Reuben (Musashi)." His mother is Susie (0158; he was born to be wild in 1961?). His father is Samson (0263; he was born to be wild in 1963). His action is slow and relaxed. He lives alone in many cases. He dislikes females being too close to him, and he starts to run while flourishing a branch. As he behaves "to cart yourself away" to a female who is in heat, he is still immature.
This individual is gentle to humans and gorillas. He cannot appropriately associate with other individuals. He has no interest in females. He is friendly with female humans. He is easily surprised by a strange sound and is cautious to unfamiliar humans. He is a timorous gorilla.
Life history
1980.07.04 Musashi was born at Bristol Zoo Gardens (UK).
1982.01.17 moved to Japan and kept at Aritake
1983.05.10 Musashi moved to Kushiro City Zoo with Shizuka  {0077} .
1985.05.27 Shizuka  {0077}  died.
2000.10.06 Musashi moved to Ueno Zoological Gardens.
2016.07.25 Musashi died from pneumonitis.
Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes