Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV) in Malaysia


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Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV)




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Typecamp
Size256 hectares
Founded2012
First elephant arrived2014
Address Kenyir lake,Sungai Telemong
Zip-code 21700
Place Kuala Berang
StateTerengganu
Country Malaysia
Website http://www.kecv.com.my/
FacebookKenyir-Elephant-Conservation-Village-KECV-1739778576269753
YouTube ChannelUC1Xx8RSWn2L_rIIwukpiR3g
Telephone+609 858 5588

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Description

Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV), located at Kenyir lake,Sungai Telemong, in Kuala Berang, Malaysia , was founded in 2012 and the first elephant arrived in 2014.

Living elephants

At the Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV) lives 13 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Abby
  2. Abong
  3. Badol
  4. Che Long
  5. Detox
  6. Dusun
  7. Gawi
  8. Jambu
  9. Ketiar
  10. Limau
  11. Puteri
  12. Teh
  13. Tenang

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Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV), is a state government project in the Kenyir Lake tourism area aimed at drawing more tourists to Terengganu. State Economic Planning Unit Kenyir Lake Development Division manager Tengku Mohd Ariffin Tengku Abdul Rahman said the project, which began in 2012 on a 256-hectare site, would have 30 elephants when fully completed.
Source: Seven elephants stationed at Kenyir Elephant Village to draw tourists


2014-02: 7 elephants, sourced from the Wildlife & National Parks Dept., have been placed at Kenyir Elephant Village in order to attract tourists to Terengganu.



References for records about Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2596. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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