Setia an Asian elephant at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia


♂ Setia




Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1989-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1991
Offspring
Total: 5 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 Tepeng

5. Born 2011-10-30 Mas
Locations
Present / last location:Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, in Malaysia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1991-09-11Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

Document updated2020-10-31
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Location


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

Setia arrived Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia 1991-09-11,

In Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, Setia lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bera born 1984-05-01
  2. ,
  3. Jalong born 1988
  4. ,
  5. Jaya born 1991-00-00
  6. ,
  7. Mas born 2011-10-30
  8. ,
  9. Matang born 2003-12-07
  10. ,
  11. Selama born 2005-12-17
  12. ,
  13. Tepeng born 2007-06-06
  14. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

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 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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Setia, an Asian elephant at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 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



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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