Muadzam an Asian elephant at Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)

Male ♂ Asian  Muadzam at Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)

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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 24 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)
ArrivalMelaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) 2003-05-00
from Pekan Forest Reserve
Born:* 1996 wild
Document updated2010-05-18: 
Wildborn, Muadzam sustained serious injuries on its justify fore leg after being caught in a wildboar trap in Pahang, and was found wandering near Muadzam Shah, Pahang, after having been abandoned by its herd when it got caught in the wild boar trap.

The baby elephant was immediately given treatment at an oil palm estate there and in view of the seriousness of its injuries, the Zoo officials decided to bring it over to Malacka Zoo.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Muadzam, an Asian at Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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