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2024.5.19.
Orangutan : Happy died.

2024.5.10.
Orangutan : Teijirou was moved from the previous facilities.

2024.4.2.
  Chimpanzee : Takeru died.

2024.3.18.
  Gibbon : Anna died.

2024.3.14.
  Orangutan : Neo died.

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Takeshi Nishimura, Isao T. Tokuda, Shigehiro Miyachi, Jacob C. Dunn, Christian T. Herbst, Kazuyoshi Ishimura, Akihisa Kaneko, Yuki Kinoshita, Hiroki Koda, Jaap P. P. Saers, Hirohiko Imai, Tetsuya Matsuda, Ole Næsbye Larsen, Uwe Jürgens, Hideki Hirabayashi, Shozo Kojima, W. Tecumseh Fitch(2022) Evolutionary loss of complexity in human vocal anatomy as an adaptation for speech
*Science*, Vol 377, Issue 6607, pp. 760-763
https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abm1574

Kristin Havercamp, Koshiro Watanuki, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Satoshi Hirata(2019) Longevity and mortality of captive chimpanzees in Japan from 1921 to 2018
*Primates*, 60: 525-535
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-019-00755-8

Satoshi Hirata, Etsuko Nogami, Toshifumi Udono(2024) Measuring heart rate in captive chimpanzees without anesthesia
* Primates*
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-024-01131-x
Published 26 April 2024

Masanori Imamura, Risako Nakai, Mari Ohnuki, Yusuke Hamazaki, Hideyuki Tanabe, Momoka Sato, Yu Harishima, Musashi Horikawa, Mao Watanabe, Hiroki Oota, Masato Nakagawa, Shunsuke Suzuki, Wolfgang Enard(2024) Generation of chimpanzee induced pluripotent stem cell lines for cross-species comparisons
*In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Animal*
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11626-024-00853-y
Published: 22 February 2024

Toshifumi Nakagawa, Masanori Doi, Kosuke Nishi, Takuya Sugahara(2024) Cross-species amplification from non-human primate DNAs in commercial human DNA assay kits
*Legal Medicine*, vol68, Article 102369
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.legalmed.2023.102369

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.