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2019.11.18.
Gibbon : Miku died.

2019.11.12.
  Chimpanzee : Milk was moved from the previous facilities.

2019.11.11.
  Gibbon : Kiwi was moved from the previous facilities.

2019.10.28.
  Gibbon : Kodama was moved from the previous facilities.

2019.10.19.
  Gibbon : [International Gibbon Day]: October 24

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Kristin Havercamp, Koshiro Watanuki, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Satoshi Hirata(2019) Longevity and mortality of captive chimpanzees in Japan from 1921 to 2018
*Primates*
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-019-00755-8

Shoji Tatsumoto, Yasuhiro Go, Kentaro Fukuta, Hideki Noguchi, Takashi Hayakawa, Masaki Tomonaga, Hirohisa Hirai, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Kiyokazu Agata & Asao Fujiyama(2017) Direct estimation of de novo mutation rates in a chimpanzee parent-offspring trio by ultra-deep whole genome sequencing.
*Scientific Reports*, 7, 13561.

Matsuo T, Morita F, Tani D, Nakamura H, Higurashi Y, Ohgi J, Luziga C, Wada N(2019) Anatomical variation of habitat‐related changes in scapular morphology
*Anatomia Histologia Embryologia*, 48(3):218-227
https://doi.org/10.1111/ahe.12426

Nami Arakawa, Daisuke Utsumi, Kenzo Takahashi, Akiko Matsumoto-Oda, Atunga Nyachieo, Daniel Chai, Ngalla Jillani, Hiroo Imai, Yoko Satta, Yohey Terai(2019) Expression changes of structural protein genes may be related to adaptive skin characteristics specific to humans
*Genome Biology and Evolution*, 11(3): 613-628

Sakai T, Hata J, Ohta H, Shintaku Y, Kimura N, Ogawa Y, Sogabe K, Mori S, Okano HJ, Hamada Y, Shibata S, Okano H, Oishi K(2018) The Japan Monkey Centre Primates Brain Imaging Repository for comparative neuroscience: an archive of digital records including records for endangered species
*Primates*, 59(6): 553-570
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-018-0694-3

Results of GAIN

There are 102 species of nonhuman primates kept in the zoos and other facilities in Japan.

The count is at the point of March 31 2015 and excludes the hybrids and miscellaneous individuals.