Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland

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


EEP nr6006


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Body height: 3.00 meter, 9.8 feet
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2024-02-03

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Birma is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland.

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


Birma lives together with 1 other elephants at the Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Toto born 1964


Birma was born wild 1962.

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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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Birma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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