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Zoos of Peninsula Malaysia

Discussion in 'Malaysia' started by Giant Panda, 19 Dec 2016.

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  1. Giant Panda

    Giant Panda Well-Known Member

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    I've finally got around to compiling the mainland companion piece to my Zoos of East Malaysia thread. Further input is welcome, of course.


    Kuala Lumpur (Federal Territory):
    Aquaria KLCC
    Blue Coral Aquarium
    KL Tower Mini Zoo
    Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
    Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park
    Kuala Lumpur Deer Park

    Johor:
    Johor Zoo
    Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm

    Kedah:
    Animal Adventures
    Crocodile Adventureland
    Langkawi Wildlife Park
    UnderWater World Langkawi

    Kelantan:
    Kuala Krai Mini Zoo

    Malacca:
    A'Famosa Animal World Safari
    Malacca Bird Park
    Malacca Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
    Malacca Crocodile Farm
    Malacca Zoo
    Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre
    The Shore Oceanarium

    Pahang:
    Bukit Gambang Safari Park
    Cameron Highlands Butterfly Farm
    Cherating Turtle Sanctuary
    Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
    Lipis Zoo
    Taman Teruntum Mini Zoo

    Penang:
    Aquarium Fish Exhibition
    Aviary Ginger Garden
    Entopia: Penang Butterfly Farm
    Fisheries Department Research Institute Aquarium
    Penang Bird Park
    Penang Snake Temple

    Perak:
    Bukit Merah Laketown Ecopark
    Bukit Merah Orangutan Island
    Lost World Petting Zoo
    Segari Turtle Management Centre
    Taiping Zoo

    Perlis:
    Snake and Reptile Farm

    Selangor:
    Batu Caves Mini Zoo
    Freshwater Fish Park
    Negara Zoo
    Sunway Lagoon Wildlife Park

    Terengganu:
    Kemaman Recreation Park and Mini Zoo
    Sungai Ketiar Elephant Sanctuary


    As far as I know, Negeri Sembilan and Putrajaya are the only states/federal territories without any zoos.

    Total "zoos" in Peninsula Malaysia: 44
    Total "zoos" in Malaysia: 61.
     
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  2. zooboy28

    zooboy28 Moderator Staff Member

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    Great list, quite a lot of zoos really! Did not know that Zoo Negara is not within the federal territory of KL!

    I've visited a few of the KL attractions: KL Bird Park, KL Butterfly Park, Aquaria KLCC and Zoo Negara. I didn't know of the other KL ones you list, nor the ones presumably within greater KL city in Selangor. The only additional snippet of information I can add is that there was a small animal attraction at the Batu Caves (Selangor), and, although I did not visit it, I could see some birds and I think there were fish there too.
     
  3. Giant Panda

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    Thanks. I found some recent photos online, so Batu Caves Mini Zoo has been added to the list. I'll be bat-hunting in the caves before too long and will endeavour to visit.
     
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    I walked past it without any inclination to enter. It's a shoddy looking place, all under one corrugated iron roof. I think there are probably some monkeys there as well. But I suppose if you're there for days it might be worth it.
     
  5. devilfish

    devilfish Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for yet another valuable thread.
    I'd also suggest adding Penang snake temple; a Buddhist temple with a large enclosure for temple (/Wagler's) pit vipers, with a small collection of snakes (paid entry) also on site. It's very close to Penang airport so it's worth a quick look if you're swinging past.
     
  6. Giant Panda

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    Thanks. I can't edit the list anymore; perhaps a moderator can add it?
     
  7. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    there is also a small bird collection on Penang Hill called the Aviary Ginger Garden, belonging to the Bellevue Hotel. It is a paid attraction (five Ringgits), although hotel guests have free entry.
     
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