† Birma (Bierma, Bolette) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1988-09-30 at Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens), in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as foot problems.
Birma (Bierma, Bolette) was born wild 1963, captured 1973 .
According to EEP Bierma arrived Aalborg 1973-11-06 but the news article used as picture, states she came from Odense in June 1967.
Lena and Bierma arrived at Chester Zoo in June 1986 after eight years together at the Aalborg Zoo in Denmark. They were kept at Chester Zoo, at the request of Belfast Zoo, for approximately two years, while a new elephant house was being built for them at Belfast Zoo. Both elephants were transferred to Belfast Zoo in March 1988. Bierma died six months later
Birma's name is listed at Bierma in the 2007 European Asian Elephant Studbook, but was listed as Bolette in the 2005 version.
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