Maruru in Kumamoto (still from a YouTube video published in January 2018 – uploaded by: HarperPatrickCR)

Name:  Maruru (female)

Born: 8 December 2012 in captivity in Sapporo Marayama Zoo, Hokkaidō, Japan.

Mother:  Lara

Father:  Denali

Siblings:  Tsuyoshi (female) born 2003, Pirika (female) born 2005, Ikoru (male) born 2008, Kiroru (male) born 2008, Aira (female) born 2010, Pororo (female, Maruru’s twin) born 2012, Lira (female) born 2014.

Current location:  Kumamoto Zoo

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Sapporo Zoo, Japan 8 December 2012
  2. Transferred to Kumamoto Zoo 3 March 2014.

Progeny: None

Additional Information

None at present.

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