Tom
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo) in Vietnam

♀ Tom

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Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1987 wild
Birth place:
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Present / last location:Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), in Vietnam

Date of arrival

1991-00-00Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp

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History of updates2011-11-09: 

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Location


Tom is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), in Vietnam.

Tom arrived in 1991-00-00 to the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), relocated from the Dak Lak province unspecified camp, in Vietnam.

Tom lives together with 5 other elephants at the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo):
  1. Bo born 1988
  2. Chanh born 1989
  3. Chuong born 1959
  4. Kham born 1987
  5. Ny (Ni)

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Origin


Tom was born wild 1987.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tom, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo) in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6343. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Dung Pham Manh, Saigon Zoo.
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Categories1987 births | Elephants from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo) | Vietnam | Asian elephants


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