Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Burma at Auckland Zoo

♀ 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 ♀ 39 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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Description

Location


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

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

In Auckland Zoo, Burma lives together with 1 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Anjalee born 2006-08-23
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    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Burma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 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 | Asian elephants


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