Na at Sao Mai Circus

Na
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
People killed:1
Location:Sao Mai Circus
ArrivedSao Mai Circus
Born: unknown
Document updated2012-03-29: 
2010-04-12: Killed 13 year old boy Pham Xuan Tin, who teased the elephant at Binh Da stadium.

In April 2010, a 2-ton elephant, which belongs to the Sao Mai Circus and was brought to Binh Da Stadium in the southern province of Dong Nai for a show, grabbed 13-year-old Pham Xuan Tin with his trunk and slammed him twice on the ground after Tin and his friends allegedly enraged it by pulling its tail and throwing stones at it.http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/society/circus-animals-getting-out-of-control-1.48833

Sources, among others

  • http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/society/circus-animals-getting-out-of-control-1.48833
  • http://www.dztimes.net/post/social/circus-animals-getting-out-of-control.aspx

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