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Offspring Massa

Massa was a silverback who was born in the wild in 1971.
He arrived in Zoo Krefeld on 29 April 1975.
There he died on 1 Jan 2020 (more about that below).

A short (maybe unnecessary) explanation:
red = girl
blue = boy
bold name by parents (started at grandkids) = offspring Massa/Boma

Kids:

Name  Date and place of birth  Now lives in Parents 
Gorgo 28 June 1981 Krefeld Rostock Massa x Boma
Rebecca  1 Sep 1982 Krefeld Frankfurt Massa x Boma
Irala 30 April 1985 Krefeld died in Kerkrade on 12 May 2009 Massa x Tumba
Bagira 6 June 1985 Krefeld Munich Massa x Boma
Kisoro 14 March 1989 Krefeld died in Basel on 24 May 2014 Massa x Boma
Mueli 5 April 1991 Krefeld died in Krefeld on 24 Aug 1992 Massa x Tumba
Jambo 15 Nov 1993 Krefeld Al Ain Massa x Boma
Kira 25 Sep 1995 Krefeld Moscow Massa x Tumba

Grandkids:

Name  Date and place of birth  Now lives in Parents 
N'Gayla 9 May 1993 Arnhem Arnhem Gorgo x N'Diki
N'Kwango 22 Sep 1996 Arnhem Munster Gorgo x N'Diki
Shatilla 17 Apr 1997 Arnhem died in Arnhem on 13 Jan 2015 Gorgo x Sophie
B'Windi (Ruby)  19 Dec 1997 Arnhem died in Frankfurt on 12 Aug 2009  Gorgo x Bebe France
N'Yokumi 27 Feb 2001 Arnhem Zurich Gorgo x N'Diki
Shinda 9 Oct 2001 Arnhem Prague Gorgo x Sophie
Likalé 14 Dec 2001 Arnhem Saint-Martin-la-Plaine Gorgo x Laika
Kibara 13 Jan 2004 Leipzig Leipzig Gorgo x Viringika
Louna 13 July 2006 Leipzig Nuremberg Gorgo x Bebe France
Zola 15 Apr 2008 Leipzig Rostock Gorgo x Viringika
M' Kono 28 Jan 1999 Apeldoorn Hilvarenbeek Bongo x Irala
Gaia 10 Aug 2006 Kerkrade died in Kerkrade op 3 July 2010 Makula x Irala
Richard 9 Nov 1991 Frankfurt Prague Matze x Rebecca
Akili 16 Oct 1994 Frankfurt Amsterdam Matze x Rebecca
Damisi 14 Apr 1997 Frankfurt Chessington Matze x Rebecca
Fossey 16 Oct 1999 Frankfurt Valencia Matze x Rebecca
Ituri 28 Feb 2002 Frankfurt died in Frankfurt on 16 Aug 2003 Matze x Rebecca
Kabuli 13 June 2004 Frankfurt Valencia Matze x Rebecca
Nasibu 1 Apr 2007 Frankfurt Rotterdam Matze x Rebecca
Sawa 10 July 2012 Frankfurt Frankfurt Viatu x Rebecca
Masuku 4 Dec 1994 Munich died in Munich on 8 May 1996 Roututu x Bagira
Bukavu 21 July 1997 Munich Blackpool Roututu x Bagira
Mawingo 6 Apr 2001 Munich Schmiding Roututu x Bagira
Makena 15 March 2004 Munich Barcelona Roututu x Bagira
Sadiki 10 Oct 2006 Munich Munich Roututu x Bagira
Kajolu 8 Dec 2009 Munich Saint-Agnan Roututu x Bagira
Nafi 8 Feb 2013 Munich Munich Roututu x Bagira
Wima 9 Jan 1999 Basel died in Cabarceno on 3 Sep 2010 Kisoro x Joas
Zungu 4 Aug 2002 Basel died in Basel on 11 March 2016 Kisoro x Joas
Mapasa * 15 Oct 2007 Apeldoorn Al Ain Jambo x Kisiwa
Wimbé 12 Apr 2008 Apeldoorn Al Ain Jambo x Lobo
Mfugaji 10 Apr 2009 Apeldoorn Apeldoorn Jambo x Mintha
Iriki 10 Jan 2011 Apeldoorn Taipei Jambo x Mandji
Tayari 23 Feb 2011 Apeldoorn Taipei Jambo x Mandji
M'Zungu 26 June 2011 Apeldoorn Al Ain Jambo x Nemsi
Chama 3 July 2011 Apeldoorn Apeldoorn Jambo x Kisiwa
Jabari 22 Dec 2012 Apeldoorn Apeldoorn Jambo x Lobo
Viking 2 April 2009 Moscow Warsaw Vizuri x Kira
Kvabena 5 Feb 2013 Moscow Moscow Vizuri x Kira
Afia 22 July 2016 Moscow Moscow Vizuri x Kira
Kleopatra 13 Nov 2018 Moscow Moscow Vizuri x Kira
* Mapasa is raised by Mandji as her own kid after his birth.

Greatgrandkids:

Name  Date and place of birth  Now lives in Parents 
Moja 13 Dec 2004 Prague Cantabria Richard x Kijivu
Tatu 30 May 2007 Prague died in Prague on 27 July 2012 Richard x Kijivu
Kiburi 24 Apr 2010 Prague Prague Richard x Kijivu
Tano 8 Nov 2011 Prague Munich Richard x Bikira
Nuru 22 Dec 2012 Prague Prague Richard x Kijivu
Ajabu 23 April 2016 Prague Prague Richard x Shinda
N'Yaounda *  5 Feb 2001 Arnhem Budapest Gorgo x N'Gayla
N'Aika 1 Feb 2005 Arnhem Arnhem Bauwi x N'Gayla
N'Washi 25 Aug 2009 Arnhem Hilvarenbeek Bauwi x N'Gayla
N'Hasa 13 June 2013 Arnhem Arnhem Bauwi x N'Gayla
N'Kato 13 June 2013 Arnhem Arnhem Bauwi x N'Gayla
Bwana 13 March 2007 Amsterdam Warsaw Akili x Binti
Shomari 12 July 2007 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Sindy
Dayo 18 June 2008 Amsterdam died in Cambron on 15 July 2021 Akili x Dafina
Bembosi 31 May 2011 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Binti
Shambe 4 Sep 2011 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Sindy
Douli 27 Feb 2012 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Dafina
Shae 21 Jan 2016 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Sindy
Damsi 18 Oct 2018 Amsterdam Amsterdam Akili x Dafina
Mary Zwo 18 May 2007 Munster Zurich N'Kwango x Gana
Thabo 23 Nov 2007 Munster Munster N'Kwango x Changa
Kafi (Claudia) 2 Aug 2009 Munster Dublin N'Kwango x Gana
Demba 13 Jan 2013 Munster Munster N'Kwango x Changa
Jamila 29 Aug 2013 Munster Munster N'Kwango x Shasha
Makeba 7 Dec 2016 Munster Munster N'Kwango x Changa
Mbula 10 March 2009 Chessington Chessington Damisi x Buu
Mwana 23 Feb 2012 Chessington Chessington Damisi x Asili
Kuanza 16 July 2012 Chessington Chessington Damisi x Shanga
Kipande 19 April 2018 Chessington Chessington Damisi x Shanga
Shaila 25 Dec 2006 Arnhem Leipzig Bauwi x Shatilla
Meisie 7 May 2010 Blackpool Blackpool Bukavu x Miliki
Moanda 8 Nov 2012 Blackpool Blackpool Bukavu x Njema
Makari 5 Sep 2017 Blackpool Blackpool Bukavu x Miliki
Chelewa 31 Dec 2005 Basel Cantabria Viatu x Wima
Pepe 8 March 2018 Valencia Valencia Mambie x Fossey
Mahiri 13 Aug 2012 Zurich Zurich N'Gola x N'Yokumi
Ama 29 Sep 2013 Moscow Moscow Vizuri x Shinda
Yzia 19 Nov 2020 Saint-Martin-la-Plaine Likalé x Gypsy
Kianga 4 Dec 2016 Leipzig Leipzig Abeeku x Kibara
Akiba 19 March 2015 Barcelona Barcelona Xebo x Makena
Akono 14 Oct 2020 Nuremberg Thomas x Louna
Moyo 23 april 2020 Rostock Kwame x Zola
Ringo 28 May 2021 Taipei D'Jeeco x Iriki
Jabali 31 Oct 2020 Taipei D'Jeeco x Tayari
* N'Gayla is her mom.  According to the official studbook N'Gorgo (N'Gayla's dad!!) is also N'Yaounda's dad (so that's incest). At one point two males - Bauwi (young) and Gorgo (older) - were living together in Burgers' Zoo when a few babies were born. To see who the dad is, DNA-tests have been done. The result for all kids with question marks about the fatherhood was that Gorgo is the dad. Some people question this conclusion, especially in concern to N'Yaounda.

Great-greatgrandkids:

Name  Date and place of birth  Now lives in Parents 
Bongo 5 Jan 2010 Budapest Opole Golo x N'Yaounda
Indigo ** 23 Dec 2017 Budapest Budapest 'unkn' x N'Yaounda
Duni 16 Apr 2013 Cantabria Cantabria  Niky x Moja
N'Guvu  5 Nov 2013 Cantabria Cantabria Niky x Chelewa
Kibwe 25 April 2018 Cantabria Cantabria Niky x Chelewa
N'Irale 23 Nov 2013 Arnhem Arnhem Likalé x N'Aika
** The girl who is a child of her grandfather according to the offical studbook, has a second kid of which the father isn't known yet (says that same official studbook). It could be Golo or her own son, Bongo, who was fertile and apperently mated with his mother. He is out of the group since a while by the way. He moved to Opole.

All data are taken by me from the official 2020 studbook, updated with news I found on Facebook or other social media.

Left out of this list are stillborns and kids who didn't make it till their first birthday (unfortunately there are a few; that's life).

Summarizing (situation till end June):
» 8 kids, of which 3 daughters and 3 sons
  2 daughters and 1 son died
» 41 grandchildren, of which 20 girls and 21 boys (N'Yaounda is probably also a granddaughter)
  3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters died
» 44 great-grandchildren, of which 20 girls and 24 boys
  2 great-grandsons died
» 6 great-greatgrandchildren, of which 3 girls and 3 boys

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More about Massa and his females.

Like mentioned above, he arrived on 29 april 1975. A few months later his two females Tumba and Boma arrived (on 3 July 1975). In 1994 Oya arrived and in 1997 Muna. He never had kids with those females. Oya and Muna moved to another silverback in Zoo Krefeld in 2012.

Tumba has been pregnant 9 times, but it went wrong 7 times. That was all way before I was really into gorillas.

The data I know from the official studbook; on the unofficial studbook I read about the causes of death. I don't know where they have that information from.

2 babies were aborted (??) and 1 was a stillbirth. One isn't mentioned in the unofficial studbook. Not as Tumba's baby that is, but as Boma's (and that is wrong I think, I believe what the official studbook says). The cause of death for that baby is stated: unknown on the unofficial studbook.

2 babies lived a few days (one 5 days, died of skull injury and one 6 days, died of malnutrition).

One daughter, Mueli, lived 16.5 months and died of proliferative bronchiolitis.

Then there were 2 more daughters. One is still alive and one died not long after she turned 24. You can see them (and their offspring) in the table above.

Poor Tumba with all her bad luck Boma had more luck with her offspring. She had only 1 stillbirth (29 Apr 1984).

Tumba died of old age on 13 May 2019.
Boma and Massa had the most horrible death possible. They died in the fire on 1 Jan 2020
See 1.4 on the English Wikipedia about Zoo Krefeld.