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

♀ Matang

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2003-12-07 captive-born
Birth place: in Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Birth weight 70.00 kgs, 154.00 lbs

Parents: Setia x ♀ Bera
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

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

Date of arrival

2003-12-07Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia
Record history
History of updates2010-11-10: 

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

Location


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

Matang arrived in 2003-12-07 to the Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia, Matang 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. Selama born 2005-12-17
  6. Setia born 1989-00-00
  7. Taiping born 2007-06-06
  8. Unnamed born 2021-12-30

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Offspring


  1. (F) 2011-10-30 Mas

Origin


Matang was born captive-born 2003-12-07 at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia.

Parentage


Parents of Matang are: ♂ Setia (father) and ♀ Bera (mother).

Siblings through the father Setia:

  1. 2002-08-10 -- † 2004-04-07 (F) Larut
  2. 2005-12-17(F) Selama
  3. 2007-06-06(F) Taiping
  4. 2011-10-30(F) Mas
  5. 2021-12-30(M) Unnamed

Pedigree


Matangs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Matang

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Setia

Born: 1989-00-00

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Born: 1984-05-01

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Matang, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Malaysia in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=768. (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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