Setia at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Setia at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
ArrivedTaiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia 1991-09-11
Born:1989-00-00 wild Malaysia
Capture: 1991,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 2002-08-10 -- † 2004-04-07 Larut
  2. (F) 2003-12-07 Matang
  3. (F) 2005-12-17 Selama
  4. (F) 2007-06-06 Tepeng
  5. (F) 2011-10-30 Mas
Document updated2007-07-21
2007-02-27: The elephant bull Setia attacked elephantkeeper Mohd Hashim Ishak

Setia is free contact/partial protected contact, when not in musth, during musth in protected contact.

He is in tethered on longchain when in musth, and given fewer calories and frequent cold showers.

Sources, among others

  • Mazwin Marjan, Asst. Curator, Zoo Taiping and Night Safari

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