Date of Birth: CAPTURED IN AFRICA (estimated birth in 1926)
Bentia was one of 16 chimps that were presented as a gift to the Anthropoid Research Station by the "Pastoria" station of the Pasteur Institute in Kindia, French Guinea. Henry Nissen brought Bentia, 5 males and 10 other females back from Africa on June 17, 1930.
Date of Death: November 28, 1947
Bentia died of infections that resulted after a fistula formed, which usually results from trauma or infection. She was approximately 21 years old.
Children: Stib and Jent (with Jack), Hank (with Dick)