Matang an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

Matang
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 17 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
ArrivalTaiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia 2003-12-07
Born:* 2003-12-07 captive-born
in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 70.00 kgs, 154.00 lbs
Parents: Setia x Bera
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2011-10-30 Mas
Siblings through the father Setia:
  1. 2002-08-10 -- † 2004-04-07 (F) Larut
  2. 2005-12-17(F) Selama
  3. 2007-06-06(F) Tepeng
  4. 2011-10-30(F) Mas
Matangs pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Matang, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=768. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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