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Gelada (Theropithecus gelada) Fact Sheet: Managed Care

History of Managed Care

Europe

  • Early records
    • 1877: 1st gelada housed at the Alexandra Palace, London (Hill 1970)

North American zoos

  • Early records
    • 1901: 1st gelada housed at the Bronx Zoo (Bridges 1974; Putman 2007)
  • San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG)
    • 1950: 1st geladas housed at the San Diego Zoo (Putman 2007)
      • 1 male and 3 females
    • 2010: most recent record of gelada housed at the San Diego Zoo (Putman 2007; ZIMS 2014)

Current Population

North American Managed Populations

  • Few individuals currently housed within North American zoos; as of October 2014 (Putman 2007; ZIMS 2014)

Page Citations

Bridges (1974)
Hill (1970)
Putman (2007)
ZIMS (2014)

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