Sharks hunted in Sabah

Unethical loot: Shark fins being dried out in the open outside a shop in downtown Kota Kinabalu.

KOTA KINABALU: The sight of hundreds of shark fins being dried in the open outside a shop here is further evidence of the marine creature being intentionally hunted down, Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA) chairman Aderick Chong said.

Chong, who went to the shop yesterday after receiving photographs of the fins, estimated that they were stripped from at least several hundred sharks.

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