gorilla : Sakura

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0065    (2020-05-27Updated)
International studbook number: 677

Name Sakura
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1978.01
Place of birth Wild (Cameroon)
Current facility Kobe Oji Zoo
Life history
1978.01 born in wild
1978.08.20 arrived at Haneda airport from Africa via Vienna
1978.08.21 Sakura moved to Ritsurin Park Zoo with Yamato {0064} 
1980.03.24 moved to new enclosure in Ritsurin park
2004.01.21 Sakura moved to Kobe Oji Zoo.
2015.12.12 Sakura 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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