Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia


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Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Taiping Zoo residents (from left) Jaya, Selama, Matang and Bera
Taiping Zoo residents (from left) Jaya, Selama, Matang and Bera

Typezoo
Size36 acres (15 ha)
Total nrs1300
Founded1961
Number of species180
Number of animals1300
Address Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taman Tasik Taiping
Zip-code 34000
Place Taiping
StateNegeri Perak
Country Malaysia
Website http://www.zootaiping.gov.my/
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Description

Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, located at Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taman Tasik Taiping, in Taiping, Malaysia , was founded in 1961.

Living elephants

At the Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia lives 8 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Bera born 1984-05-01
  2. Jalong born 1988
  3. Jaya born 1991-00-00
  4. Mas born 2011-10-30
  5. Matang born 2003-12-07
  6. Selama born 2005-12-17
  7. Setia born 1989-00-00
  8. Tepeng born 2007-06-06

Comments / picturesTaiping Zoo (Malay: Zoo Taiping) is a zoological park located at the hill resort Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest zoo in Malaysia.

In 1991, the Wildlife Department of Malaysia, Perhilitan, captured three animals from a Herd rampaging around Sungai Siput, Perak and relocated them to the Taiping Zoo. Setia the bull, three years old at the time of capture, and two females, Jalung and Jaya.

References for records about Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=446. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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