Kala
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia

Biography
♀ Kala
(From left) Kala, Mas and Timur undergoing training with their trainers at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary in Lanchang, Kuantan. Photo: © Mohd Rafi Mamat<br />
(From left) Kala, Mas and Timur undergoing training with their trainers at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary in Lanchang, Kuantan. Photo: © Mohd Rafi Mamat

Identification

Local id Number 16

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre
from Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2023-09-11

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


Kala is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.

Kala arrived to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre unknown date, relocated from the Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), in Malaysia.


Social

Kala lives together with 26 other elephants at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ Abot born 1997
  2. 2. ♀ Abut born 2000
  3. 3. ♀ Alice born 2001
  4. 4. ♂ Awang Jerek
  5. 5. ♂ Berabung born 2005
  6. 6. ♀ Cek Mek (Chek Mek)
  7. 7. ♀ Ceri
  8. 8. ♂ Charlie
  9. 9. ♀ Jeli born 2009?
  10. 10. ♀ Langsat
  11. 11. ♂ Lasah
  12. 12. ♂ Lasah born 2001
  13. 13. ♀ Mas
  14. 14. ♀ Mek Bunga
  15. 15. ♀ Mentopyan
  16. 16. ♀ Metty (Myan Thon Pyan) born 1982
  17. 17. ♀ Paloh born 2010?
  18. 18. ♀ Pandan
  19. 19. ♀ Rambai born 1978
  20. 20. ♀ Sanom born 2003
  21. 21. ♀ Seledang (Selendang)
  22. 22. ♀ Siput born 2005
  23. 23. ♂ Syawal (Shawal) born 2005
  24. 24. ♂ Tapis
  25. 25. ♂ Timur
  26. 26. ⚪ unknown


Origin

Kala was born wild .


Comments / pictures

From Kelantan.

2012-04-21: However, it has now managed to tame three wild elephants, brought from Malacca Zoo. They are Timur, Mas and Kala.
Teaching elephants new tricks - General - New Straits Times

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kala, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8388. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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