Tag "wildlife"

Back to homepage

Back ankles of Pygmy elephant carcass found cut off

KINABATANGAN: Both the back ankles of a Borneo Pygmy elephant carcass found floating in Sungai Kinabatangan had been cut off with a sharp object, said Kinabatangan police chief Supt Dzulbaharin Ismail last night. However, he said a post-mortem on the

Read More

Sabah: CM warns plantation industry

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) has issued a stern warning to the plantation industry today that the protection of wildlife in Sabah is absolute. This was in reference to the recent killing and detusking of an

Read More

Plastic usage affecting protected wildlife

New Delhi: Till today we were concerned with how the use of plastic has badly affected our environment and impacted the health of humans. But a new threat has emerged recently where even the protected wildlife has not remained untouched

Read More

Xavier lauds court’s ruling against poachers

PUCHONG: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers was the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar welcomed the

Read More

Killed by elephant, mauled by lions

SOUTH AFRICA: Park authorities recovered the remains of a suspected rhino poacher they believe was killed by an elephant before his remains were devoured by a pride of lions earlier this week. In a statement released by South African National

Read More