As the oldest rhesus monkey in the world, "Isoko" at the Kyoto City Zoo, which has been certified as a Guinness World Record, died on the morning of the 12th.


It is estimated that humans are about 120 years old.

The female rhesus monkey "Isoko" was born in 1978 at the Kyoto City Zoo, and was certified by the Guinness World Records as the oldest rhesus monkey in the world last year. I did.



Isoko has been sick since the beginning of this month and has been on medication, but was confirmed dead early in the morning of the 12th.



According to the zoo, rhesus monkeys have an average lifespan of about 15 years, and a 43-year-old human is estimated to be about 120 years old.



Isoko has been living slowly with two elderly monkeys at the "Old Monkey Home" in the park for five years, taking a walk outdoors and eating fruits enthusiastically on SNS. It was popular because it spread.



The breeder said, "I feel lonely, but I think I'm Bravo because I was a big kid. I want to say thank you to everyone who loved me."



The Kyoto City Zoo is closed due to a state of emergency, but we would like to make a plan to commemorate Isoko after resuming business.

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