Tepeng an Asian elephant at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia


♀ Tepeng
Jalung and Tepeng
Jalung and Tepeng

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
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Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-06-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Birth weight 90.00 kgs, 198.00 lbs

Parents: Setia x ♀ Jalong
Locations
Present / last location:Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, in Malaysia

Date of Arrival
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2007-06-06Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia

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Tepeng is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, in Malaysia.

Tepeng arrived in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia 2007-06-06,

In Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, Tepeng 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. Setia born 1989-00-00
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Tepeng was born captive-born 2007-06-06 at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia.

Parentage


Parents of Tepeng are: ♂ Setia (father) and ♀ Jalong (mother).


Siblings through the father Setia:

  1. 2002-08-10 -- † 2004-04-07 (F) Larut
  2. 2003-12-07(F) Matang
  3. 2005-12-17(F) Selama
  4. 2011-10-30(F) Mas

Pedigree


Tepengs pedigree:
P I II III

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Setia

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Jalong

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tepeng, an Asian at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2871. (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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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