Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary in Malaysia

Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary
Local nameSungai Deka Elephant Conservation Centre Hulu Terengganu
Owner2007-2016: Department of Drainage and Irrigation (DID)
2016-now: Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP)
Size100 hectars
First elephant arrived2007
Opened for public2007
AddressTasik Kenyir
PlaceKuala Terengganu
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Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, located at Tasik Kenyir, in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, was founded in 2007, opened for public in 2007 and the first elephant arrived in 2007.

Living elephants

At Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Chalil born 2001
  2. ,
  3. Suria born 2001
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. ,
  7. unknown born 1990?
  8. ,
  9. unknown born 1997
  10. ,

References for records about Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2009-10-09Rogue elephant captured - Elephant News
2009-10-02Engaging encounter with elephants in kuala gandah - Elephant News
New attractions at tasik kenyir soon - Elephant News

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