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

♀ Ny (Ni)
Ni at Saigon Circus.
Ni at Saigon Circus.



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

Date of arrival

2012-01-08Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Saigon Circus

Saigon Circus
from Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City
from Sony Korea

Sony Korea
from Buon Don village

Record history
History of updates2012-01-09: transfered to Saigon Zoo
2012-04-01: previous location

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ny (Ni) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), in Vietnam.

Ny (Ni) arrived in 2012-01-08 to the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), relocated from the Saigon Circus, in Vietnam.

Ny (Ni) 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. Tom born 1987

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Ny (Ni) was born wild .

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The elephants So and Ny was renamed by Sony company, and gifted to Ho Chi Min city.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Ny (Ni), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo) in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7349. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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