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

♀ Tom



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
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

Record history
History of updates2022-04-17

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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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):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Bo born 1988
  2. Chanh born 1989
  3. Chuong
  4. Kham born 1987
  5. Ny (Ni)


Tom was born wild 1987.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Tom, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo) in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Dung Pham Manh, Saigon Zoo.

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