Birma an Asian elephant at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)



♀ Birma
Photo © Anna Gorczy?ska, Wroclaw Zoo.
Photo © Anna Gorczy?ska, Wroclaw Zoo.

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 58 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 6006
Body height: 3.00 meter, 9.8 feet
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of Arrival

1981-09-08Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) from Circus Julinek

Document updated2009-01-21: different birth records

2011-11-08: PC management

2011-11-08: picture

2011-12-05: corrected previous location

2018-04-02: corrected birth year from 51 to 62
2018-09-05: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-05-09: Height
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Birma is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland.

Birma arrived in Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) 1981-09-08, relocated from Circus Julinek, in Poland.

In Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), Birma lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Toto born 1964
  2. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Birma was born wild 1962.


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
Born 1950 according to EEG doc 1
Born 1962? according to magazine 16/2009 from EEG.

Records about Birma from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Birma:

6006 F ~ 1961 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1961 NONE Birth Parent BIRMA
CIRCUS ~ 1965 NONE Transfer
WROCLAW 8 Sep 1981 199334 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Birma, an Asian at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=301. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1962 births | EEP | Elephants from Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) | Poland | Asian elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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