Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
La Palmyre Zoo in France

♀ Alix


EEP nr8303


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1983-01-05 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1995-10-26
(dead † 2018-12-00)
Homaline EEP id: 9506

2. Born 2001-06-16 Maurice EEP id: 200102

3. Born 2006-01-27 Ziha EEP id: 200603
Locations - owners
Present / last location:La Palmyre Zoo, in France

Date of arrival

1991-01-11La Palmyre Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1991-01-09Soest Zoo
from Amersfoort Zoo

1990-10-15Amersfoort Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1990-09-00Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

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History of updates2020-12-04

Latest document update2022-04-15 11:34:25
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Alix is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the La Palmyre Zoo, in France.

Alix arrived in 1991-01-11 to the La Palmyre Zoo, relocated from the Soest Zoo, in Netherlands.


Alix lives together with 3 other elephants at the La Palmyre Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Gandhi born 2006-03-20
  2. Malicia born 1984-01-13
  3. Ziha born 2006-01-27


  1. (F) 1995-10-26 -- † 2018-12-00 Homaline EEP id: 9506
  2. (M) 2001-06-16 Maurice EEP id: 200102
  3. (F) 2006-01-27 Ziha EEP id: 200603


Alix was born unknown 1983-01-05 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Comments / pictures

European Elephant Group

8303 F 5 Jan 1980 WILD WILD BURMA 5 Jan 1980 5240 Birth Alix
SOEST ~ 1990 5240 Transfer
AMERSFOOR 15 Oct 1990 M499 Loan to
SOEST 9 Jan 1991 5240 Transfer
LA PALMYR 11 Jan 1991 224 Transfer

Source: European Elephant Group
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Alix, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at La Palmyre Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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