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

♂ Setia



Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1989-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1991
Offspring
Total: 6 babies

1. Born 2002-08-10
(dead † 2004-04-07)
Larut

2. Born 2003-12-07 Matang

3. Born 2005-12-17 Selama

4. Born 2007-06-06 Taiping

5. Born 2011-10-30 Mas

6. Born 2021-12-30 Unnamed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

1991-09-11Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Record history
History of updates2020-10-31

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Setia is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, in Malaysia.

Setia arrived in 1991-09-11 to the Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, Setia lives together with 8 other elephants at the Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia:

  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. Taiping born 2007-06-06
  8. Unnamed born 2021-12-30

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 6 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 Taiping
  5. (F) 2011-10-30 Mas
  6. (M) 2021-12-30 Unnamed

Origin


Setia was born wild 1989-00-00, captured 1991 .


Comments / pictures

2007-02-27: The elephant bull Setia attacked elephantkeeper Mohd Hashim Ishak

Setia in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

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.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Setia, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1134. (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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Categories1989 births | Born in Malaysia | Breeding bulls | 1991 captures | Elephants from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia | Malaysia | Asian elephants


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