Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) in Malaysia

Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)

Size21.2 ha
Total nrs1200
Number of species215
Number of animals1200
Place Ayer Keroh
Country Malaysia
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Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), in Ayer Keroh, Malaysia , was founded in 1963.

Living elephants

At the Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo) lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Mahkota
  2. Muadzam born 1996
  3. Noni
  4. Rio born 2004
  5. Teh

Comments / picturesThe zoo was established in 1963 and originally under the Malacca State Government but its management was taken over by The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) in 1979. The zoo total annual operating expenditure is about RM2 million. The zoo employ 66 employees in four major divisions, namely Administration, Veterinary, Curatory and Zoo Extensions.

Zoo Malacca has progressed rapidly to be the second biggest zoo in the country
The major attractions of Zoo Malacca are the Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Gaur, Serow and the Indochinese Tiger.

References for records about Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo)

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Koehl, Dan (2023). Melaka Zoo (Malacca Zoo), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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