Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Romanèche Touroparc in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Birma  dead elephant
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
Born:* 1984 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon in Burma, to Rotterdam
Dead: 2021-12-27
Death reason: pathological: acute colic
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

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History of updates2021-02-07

Latest document update2021-12-31 05:25:11
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† Birma is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2021-12-27 at Romanèche Touroparc, in France, . Official death reason described as acute colic.


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

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Captured or born in Burma.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Birma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Romanèche Touroparc in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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