chimpanzee : Shino

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0519    (2011-05-26Updated)
International studbook number: -
Name Shino
Sex Female
Species or Subspecies P. t. verus
Date of birth 1994.11.05
Place of birth Japan Monkey Centre
Current facility Japan Monkey Centre
Father Akira
Mother Fujiko
The individual was hand-reared because her mother refused to breed her. She was paralyzed on the right side of the body when 11 months old.
Life history
1994.11.05 Shino was born at Japan Monkey Centre.
1995.09 Brain damage led to paralysis of Shino's right-side of the body.
2002.08.02 Shino was returned to the group in trial.
2004.01 The Challenges of Shino: a record of 365 days of a handicapped chimpanzee was broadcast on TV.
2009.07.14 Shino died from night aspiration.
Research results using samples from this individual

Selection of Apes