gorilla : Bwana (Genta)

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:0080    (2013-05-30Updated)
International studbook number: 819

Name Bwana (Genta)
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies G. g. gorilla
Date of birth 1983.04.23
Place of birth Europe (Zoo de la Palmyre)
Current facility Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture
The individual's international breed registry number is 0819, and his international notation is Bwana (Genta). His mother is Marta (0419,; she was born to be wild in 1970), and his father is Migger (0183; he was born in Basel Zoo in 1964). He was called Bwana in Zoo de la Palmyre in France. After coming to Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture, he was named Genta in a naming ceremony. In the inspection after his death, its testicular function was revealed to be abnormal.
He is nervous. He did drumming and threw a thing in the display. He did not groom himself nor mate with Nana(0081) but masturbated by himself.
Life history
1983.04.23 Bwana (Genta) was born at Zoo de la Palmyre.
1985.06.21 Bwana (Genta) moved to Japan via Aritake Birds and Animals.
1985.07.03 Nana  {0081}  arrived at Aritake Birds and Animals. Bwana (Genta) lives with her.
1987.11.24 Bwana (Genta) moved to Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture with Nana  {0081} .
2004.11.19 Bwana (Genta) died from hemorrhagic gastroenteritis at the age of 21. Samples obtained from GAIN were distributed.
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