gorilla : Yamato

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0064    (2020-05-27Updated)
International studbook number: 676

Name Yamato
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1977.05
Place of birth Wild (Cameroon)
Current facility Fukuoka City Zoological Garden
Life history
1977.05 born in wild
1978.08.20 arrived at Haneda airport from Africa via Vienna
1978.08.21 Yamato moved to Ritsurin Park Zoo with Sakura {0065} 
1980.03.24 moved to new enclosure in Ritsurin park
2004.01.21 Yamato moved to Kobe Oji Zoo.
2015.06.18 Yamato moved to Fukuoka City Zoological Garden.
2015.08.06 Yamato 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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