HYaly (Ya U)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Y Bich in Vietnam

dead elephant ☨ ♀ HYaly (Ya U)  dead elephant


Local id Number 29


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Body height: 2.57 meter, 8.4 feet
Born:* 1959 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2014-06-00
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 2 babies
(Claimed offspring: 2)

1. Born unknown

2. Born unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Y Bich, in Vietnam

Date of arrival

2000-00-00Y Bich
Record history
History of updates2014-07-14: dead

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† HYaly (Ya U) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2014-06-00 at Y Bich, in Vietnam, .


(Claimed offspring: 2)
  1. () unknown
  2. () unknown


HYaly (Ya U) was born unknown 1959.

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Mahout and owner: Y Bích.
2000: Bought from Buôn Ea Mar.
Claimed to have given birth to 2 babies.

2014-07-14: On June 27, the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre said local people had found the body of an elephant at the Yon Don National Park in Buon Don District. The elephant's body was already decomposing.

After investigation, local authorities in Buon Don District found that the dead elephant was a 40-year-old female named H’Yaly. It is under the management of Y Bich Nie, a local man from Krong Na Commune’s EaMar Highlands Village.

The elephant is estimated to have been dead for around one month. No injuries were found on the body. It’s likely that the elephant died of starvation.

The elephant’s owner, Y Bich, said, “I released the elephant to the forest to Graze on May 30. However, it had not returned by June 24, so we decided to go into the forest to look for it. There we found its body.”

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). HYaly (Ya U), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Y Bich in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7608. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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