Burma (Birma) at Western Plains Zoo

Female Asian elephant Burma (Birma) at Western Plains Zoo

Burma. Western Plains Zoo 2008. Photo: © Roger Brogan
Burma (Birma)
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 52 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 58 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivedWestern Plains Zoo 2005-05-18
from Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo 1982-12-09
from Bullens Animal World
Bullens Animal World 1969-00-00
from Bullens Circus
Bullens Circus 1961-10-23
from Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo 1961-08-21
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)
Born:1959? wild Thailand
Document updated2009-01-04: Image
2009-01-25: Previous locations
2009-03-02: Management
2010-05-22: prev location
2012-07-06: changed birth year
2013-05-21: studbook
2013-05-21: alt name
Contradictory records:

The book Mr Bullens elephants details photos of her at an age of no more than 3 years old. This means that her birth date should be 1959 0r 1960. She arrived in Australia in 1961.

Records about Burma (Birma) from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
52 F ~ 1952 UNK UNK UNKNOWN ~ 1952 NONE Birth BURMA
WALLACIA ???? NONE Transfer
SYDNEY 9 Dec 1982 820059 Transfer
DUBBO 18 May 2005 A50071 Transfer


Sources, among others

  • Mr Bullens elephants, through Glenn Sullivan
  • Roger Brogan, Western Plains Zoo
  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011) Compiled by Jan Steele, Australia
  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2004) compiled by David Pepper-Edwards, Australia

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