Burma
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Auckland Zoo in New Zealand

♀ Burma
Burma, the younger of the Auckland Zoos two Female Asian Elephants, she is just over 20 in this photo (taken in Oct 2007) © Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand
Burma, the younger of the Auckland Zoos two Female Asian Elephants, she is just over 20 in this photo (taken in Oct 2007) © Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand

Identification

ASMP nr51

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Capture: 1982
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand

Date of arrival

1990-05-18Auckland Zoo
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink

E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Record history
History of updates2010-05-22: asmp nr

Latest document update2020-12-03 20:21:40
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Location


Burma is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand.

Burma arrived in 1990-05-18 to the Auckland Zoo, relocated from the Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo), in Myanmar.

In Auckland Zoo, Burma lives as single living elephant at this location

Origin


Burma was born wild 1982 at Myanmar unspecified location, captured 1982 . and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon


Comments / pictures

Official birth date 1982-10-20

Burma, imported to New Zealand in 1990 from animal dealer Frans van den Brink (originally wild-caught as a calf in Burma in 1982.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Burma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2018. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1982 births | Born in Myanmar | 1982 captures | 1990 imports | Elephants from Auckland Zoo | New Zealand | Single living | Asian elephants


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