Online ‘tamu’ running wild with sale of animals


Endangered animals: William showing the A list of protected species in Sabah.

KOTA KINABALU: Protected animals such as clouded leopards and sun bears are being offered on sale through private groups on Facebook and WhatsApp.

These online tamu (market) are trading a wide range of protected animals, birds, leopard cats, slow lorises, turtles and even dolphins.

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