Melaka: Zoo Melaka in Ayer Keroh which was first opened in 1963 is the second largest zoo in Malaysia. Outsiders who enter Melaka via the Ayer Keroh Toll Plaza will definitely pass the zoo area located to their left. For those who are first to set foot in this state may wonder, what is in the Melaka Zoo? Here are some of the answers.
1. ELSA THE WHITE TIGER
A Bengal White Tiger named Elsa is the latest attraction at the Melaka Zoo. A 100-kilogram female tiger was released into the exhibition space during the Malaysia Day celebration starting September 14. Apart from Elsa, Melaka Zoo has more than 500 animals from 183 species including lions and giraffes.
2. ANIMAL SHOW
There are various animal shows by experienced coaches that will amaze visitors, especially children. However, the show is only held at certain times. Visitors also have the opportunity to witness and experience the feeding of tame animals such as elephants.
3. EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Melaka Zoo also offers various educational programs that target pre-school students to students of institutions of higher learning. Among the programs are Kinder Zoo for pre-school and primary school students; Fresh Zoo for elementary school students; Peer Zoo for high school students and Union Zoo for college and university students. A variety of fun activities and learning sessions await the students.
4. SAFARI MALAM
It is not complete to visit the Melaka Zoo if you do not visit the Night Safari. Visitors have the opportunity to see the activities and behaviors of wild animals at night. It promises a fun new experience.
5. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR THOSE WHO WANT A CHALLENGE
If you are a person who loves challenges, Melaka Zoo also provides outdoor activities known as Zoomanji. It is designed for those who want to find extreme pleasure. Zoomanji is also suitable for corporate companies or government departments who want to hold teamwork activities (team building) for their staff.