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Zoo Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Zoo Negara (literally National Zoo in Malay) is a major zoological park in Malaysia located on 120 acres (0.49 km2) of land in Ulu Klang, near Taman Melawati on the north-east of Kuala Lumpur. It was officially opened on November 14, 1963.
Zoo Negara has managed to breed over 200 highly endangered Milky Stork. The zoo is currently working on a release programme with the local Wildlife Department. Other notable breeding achievements include hornbills and the freshwater crocodile- False Gharial.
Zoo Negara has recently received its MS ISO 9001:2000 accreditation. Latest Attraction - Zoo Negara's Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium is now open for public viewing.
Zoo Negara Malaysia is managed by the Malaysian Zoological Society, a non-governmental organization established to create the first local zoo for Malaysians. Zoo Negara is now 46 years old and has matured into a well-known zoo all around the world.
Zoo Negara covers 110 acres of land which is situated only 5km from the city of Kuala Lumpur. Over the years, the zoo has transformed itself to an open concept zoo with over 90% of its animals kept in spacious exhibits with landscape befitting its nature.
The Zoo Negara, once set in virgin jungle, now stands like an oasis amidst a concrete jungle. It was officially opened to the public in 1963. The zoo features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds.
Even in the Zoo Negara you can make a ride on an elephant (RM3,-). They wouldn't approve that in my country. Het begin van de show. Lijkt mij wel gevaarlijk.
The Zoo Negara or National Zoo is situated 13 km from the centre of Kuala Lumpur, standing like an oasis amidst a concrete jungle. It was officially opened to the public in 1963.
Zoo Negara (National Zoo) is major zoological park in the north-east of Kuala Lumpur. The park is managed by a non-governmental organization known as the Malaysian Zoological Society. Zoo BY Night tours are popular.
Zoo Negara curator Doreen Khoo said that every lunar year, the zoo would try to highlight the animal of the year. Director Dr Mohamad Ngah said Zoo Negara was changing its approach this year to attract more visitors.
THE FINANCIAL viability of Zoo Negara has become a recent hot topic, and will probably crop up again whenever funds run low.
Zoo Negara has to compete not only with other zoos in this country, but also with zoos in neighbouring countries. I believe people do not visit a zoo just because it is near or it is there.
Zoo Negara (National Zoo) was officially opened by the country's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman on 14 November, 1963. At the time, entrance rate was 50 cents for adults and 20 cents for children.
Zoo Negara covers 110 acres of land which is situated only 5km from the city of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur: Zoo Negara will not be relocated although a new national zoo will be set up soon.
Zoo Negara's Malaysian Zoological Society Chairman Datuk Ismail Hutson said he is grateful with the Government's decision. He said the management can now proceed with a few projects which were put on hold, since Zoo Negara would not be relocated.
breeding programme in Malaysia's ZOO NEGARA in Kuala Lumpur spawned an unexpected success. Written by Zoo Negara on 29 Jul 2005 with 0 comments.
the captive breeding programme at Zoo Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2003, after an improvement in housing conditions and diet, the zoo's only female produced a clutch of 19 eggs, out of which four healthy hatchlings survived and continue to thrive today.
Zoo Negara is Malaysia's National Zoo. Owned and operated by the Malaysian Zoological Society, it began operations in 1963.
The Zoo Negara is actually a non-government premise run by the Malaysian Zoological Society, officially opened on 1963, it received it’s 1,000,000th visitor by 1966.
definitely much better compared to what Zoo Negara got since KFC closed down in there.
Secondly, I want to portray the image of Zoo Negara in an attrative way to make it a must-go place for tourists. Not only tourists from overseas, but also Malaysian from outstation.
Next, I want to send out the message to EVERYONE that Zoo Negara is a good recreational place. They uphold these four concepts: education, conservation, researcg and recreation.
There were other competitors of Zoo Negara that could be found in Malaysia, but as they didn’t own a site, I was not able to do the comparison of sites.
THE management of Zoo Negara Malaysia in Hulu Kelang is doing everything it can to make the zoo a better place for the animals and visitors. "But the public must bear in mind that the zoo is not government-funded.
ZOO Negara hosted a workshop on amphibian management for private breeders and caretakers from Ocean Park Hong Kong, Underwater World Langkawi, Sabah Parks and Universiti Putra Malaysia recently. The three-day...
My friend, Herman is working for Zoo Negara of West Malaysia to come to Sarawak to collect some native plants for the zoo. Its my honor to be his guide to show him around the beautiful jungle & rivers near Kuching.