Date Category
Jul 13, 2018 In Celebration of the First Ever World Chimpanzee Day

"Tanabata" themed celebration of the first ever World Chimpanzee Day at Kumamoto Sanctuary, the only sanctuary for chimpanzees in Japan.

Jul 04, 2018 [New Article] Estimation of chimpanzee age based on DNA methylation.

Ito H, Udono T, Hirata S, Inoue-Murayama M (2018)
Scientific Reports, 8:9998 doi


May 28, 2018 The 8th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution

The 8th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution: Wildlife Science by Environmental DNA Analysis
Date: June 05, 2018 / Venue: Science Seminar House, Kyoto University
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Apr 06, 2018 [New Publication] Beneficial effect of hot spring bathing on stress levels in Japanese macaques.

Takeshita, R.S.C., Bercovitch, F.B., Kinoshita, K. et al. Primates (2018). doi: 10.1007/s10329-018-0655-x


Mar 12, 2018 [New Publication] Modeling habitat suitability for chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in the Greater Nimba Landscape, Guinea, West Africa

Fitzgerald M, Coulson R, Lawing A, Matsuzawa T, Koops K (2018) Primates, doi: 10.1007/s10329-018-0657-8


Mar 11, 2018 [New Publication] Is Hair Cortisol Useful for Animal Welfare Assessment? Review of Studies in Captive Chimpanzees

Yamanashi Y (2018) Aquatic Mammals, 44(2):201-210, doi: 10.1578/AM.44.2.2018.201


Mar 04, 2018 Presentation Award

Our Students Win Presentation Award at the 9th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science


Feb 19, 2018 Zoouniversity 8 in Hiroshima

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018 / Venue:Asa Zoological Park Now Accepting Poster Submissions (Deadline: Feb 28)


Feb 08, 2018 WRC 10th Anniversary Symposium

On Monday, June 11, 2018 / At Kyoto University Shiran Kaikan