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Pangolins facing extinction due to trafficking

KOTA KINABALU: Pangolins will become extinct if nothing is done to halt their killing.

Clamp down on illegal wildlife parts trade, say groups

PETALING JAYA: The rising cases of Malaysia being a transit point for the illegal wildlife parts trade is serious and has far-reaching consequences including animal extinction in the region.

WWF Malaysia: Concerted effort needed against illegal wildlife trade

KOTA KINABALU: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Malaysia is urging state and federal agencies and departments to work together to put a halt to the illegal wildlife trade.

Customs confiscate illegal wildlife parts worth an astounding RM80.5mil

KOTA KINABALU: It was declared as a shipment of peanuts but tucked inside the two 20-foot containers was something much more exotic.

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RM80mil of ivory and pangolin scales seized in Sabah

The Sabah Customs Department has seized RM80.5mil worth of elephant tusks and pangolin scales.

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RM80mil of ivory and pangolin scales seized in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU:The Sabah Customs Department has seized RM80.5mil worth of elephant tusks and pangolin scales.

Subromaniam (center) accompanied by Hamzah (second left) showing the elephant tusks and pangolin scales seizures during press conference in Kota Kinabalu.
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Change attitude to help protect wildlife

From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Kuala Lumpur

Sabah speeds up process to protect pangolins

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is speeding up the process of making pangolins a totally protected species amid the increasing number of trafficking and hunting cases involving the animals.

Masidi unveiled the Negaraku Livery on a MASwings ATR 72-500 aircraft in Kota Kinabalu.— NORMIMIE DIUN/The Star

Thailand seizes 136 live pangolins smuggled from Malaysia

BANGKOK: Thai customs officers have confiscated 136 live pangolins, the world's most poached animal, and 450kg of pangolin scales worth 2.5 million baht (RM320,805), officials said on Thursday.

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Sabah on fast-track to make pangolin a totally protected species

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is speeding up the process of making pangolins a totally protected species amid the increasing number of cases of trafficking and hunting.

A baby Sunda pangolin nicknamed 'Sandshrew' is taken out for feeding by Serena Oh, assistant director and head vet of Veterinary Services in Wildlife Reserves Singapore, at the Singapore Zoo on June 30, 2017. Sandshrew was brought to the Wildlife Health and Research Centre on January 16, reportedly found stranded in the Upper Thomson area by a member of the public. Sunda pangolins are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). / AFP PHOTO

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