Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Romanèche Touroparc in France

♀ Birma
Birma in October 2007. Photo: Jason
Birma in October 2007. Photo: Jason


EEP nr8413


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1984 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight: By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Romanèche Touroparc, in France

Date of arrival

2009-04-18Romanèche Touroparc
from Chester Zoo

2006-01-24Chester Zoo
from Maubeuge Zoo

1988-06-28Maubeuge Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1988-06-00Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-04-26: transfer to France
2018-04-08: prev location
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 12:54:27
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Birma is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Romanèche Touroparc, in France.

Birma arrived in 2009-04-18 to the Romanèche Touroparc, relocated from the Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Birma lives together with 1 other elephants at the Romanèche Touroparc:
  1. Maung Htoo born 1998-02-08

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Birma was born unknown 1984. and imported 1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Comments / pictures

Captured or born in Burma.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Birma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Romanèche Touroparc in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Jonas Livet, France
  • Frans van den Brink, 2014

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Categories1984 births | EEP | 1988 imports | Elephants from Romanèche Touroparc | France | Asian elephants

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