11 April 1995

First meeting to establish MAZPA was held in Zoo Negara attended by the above personnel. First meeting to discussed the formation was attended by:

En Nawayai Yasak (Zoo Melaka)
En Mohd Talkah Othman (Zoo Johor)
Dr Kevin Lazarus (Zoo Taiping)
Dr Mat Naim Ramli (Zoo Negara)
En Peter Yeo (Zoo Negara)

5 December 1996

MAZPA was registered by Registrar of Societies (ROS).

10 June 1997

The inaugural Annual General Meeting was held at Tunku Abdul Rahman Theatre, Zoo Negara.

Main Committees elected were :

Post Name Organisation
Chairman En. Idris Malik Zoo Negara
Vice-Chairman En. Nawayai Yasak Zoo Melaka
Treasurer Dr. Kevin Lazarus Zoo Taiping
Secretary En. Peter Yeo Zoo Negara