Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) in Malaysia

♂ Muadzam



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1996 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), in Malaysia

Date of arrival

2003-05-00Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)
from Pekan Forest Reserve

Record history
History of updates2007-09-18

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Muadzam is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), in Malaysia.

Muadzam arrived in 2003-05-00 to the Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), relocated from the Pekan Forest Reserve, in Malaysia.


Muadzam lives together with 4 other elephants at the Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Mahkota
  2. Noni
  3. Rio born 2004
  4. Teh


Muadzam was born wild 1996.

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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.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Muadzam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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