Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, located at Krau Game Reserve, Temerloh, in Pahang, in Malaysia, was founded in 1989.
At Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre lives 28 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
The centres elephant unit chief was earlier Nasharuddin Othman, in 2020 Mohamad Khairul Adha Mat Amin.
2020: Since the setting up of PKGK in 1989, it has either rescued or relocated some 900 elephants. Khairul Adha said there are currently 33 elephants at the conservation centre, a majority of the centre's rescued elephants are males, with bulls making up 60 per cent of it.
While there are 70 personnel based at PKGK, states with elephant population such as Perak, Johor, Terengganu, Pahang, Kelantan and Kedah have its individual units to cater to the mammal.
These states each have 10 personnel in their units.
2011: 7 males, 17 females, total 24 elephants. (Gajah 35)
The Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, located near the Krau Wildlife Reserve, was established in 1985 by the Development of Wildlife and National Parks.
Kuala Gandah is located in the state of Pahang about a two hour drive inland from Kuala Lumpur in the middle of peninsular Malaysia. The centre is situated on the edge of Krau Wildlife Reserve and is the headquarters for the Malaysian Elephant Translocation Team. The name Kuala Gandah is taken from the nearby small stream running near the electric compound enclosure which houses the elephants during the day from 830am to 2pm before they are transferred to the roofed holding area.
In 2005, there were 38,863 visitors. This figure rose to 60,436 in 2006. The centre received a total of 81,017 visitors in 2007, which is 34 percent increase in visitors in 2007 compared to the previous year.
Some of the staff & a few of the Centres elephants also acted in the Hollywood movie " Anna & The King ".