Bireki an Asian elephant at Toluca Zoo


♀ Bireki
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
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Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1991-09-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia

Parents: Ramos x ♀ Tamu (Tamy, Tommy)
Locations
Present / last location:Toluca Zoo, in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-11-09Toluca Zoo
from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia

Document updated2009-03-29:�New elephant RE
2012-06-07:�Text RE
2017-01-02: transfer
2018-05-23: corrected mother to Tamu
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Description

Location


Bireki is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Toluca Zoo, in Mexico.

Bireki arrived in Toluca Zoo 2015-11-09, relocated from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia, in Mexico.

In Toluca Zoo, Bireki lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Maya
  2. ,
  3. Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) born 1960
  4. ,
  5. Ted (Teddy) born 1962
  6. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Bireki was born captive-born 1991-09-16 at Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia.

Parentage


Parents of Bireki are: ♂ Ramos (father) and ♀ Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) (mother).


Pedigree


Birekis pedigree:
P I II III

Bireki

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Ramos

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Tamu (Tamy, Tommy)

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Comments / pictures

Article at ShowMe Elephants: "Circo Hermanos Atayde," 06/06/2012

Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia has two units, one touring with Rene and the other with Bireki.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bireki, an Asian at Toluca Zoo in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4696. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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