Bush meat widely sold in Sabah

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  • Monday, 23 Nov 2015

Bush meat being sold openly at the Nabawan tamu about 200kms from Kota Kinabalu. Picture courtesy of Fairul Pat Lingam.

KOTA KINABALU: A variety of bush meat are still widely sold in local tamu or farmers markets in the interior of Sabah despite the state’s all-out war against illegal trade and poaching of wildlife.

Bush meat ranging from wild boars to protected species like the Sambar and barking deer were on sale at a tamu in Nabawan, about 200km from the state capital, said wildlife conservationist Fairul Pat Lingam.

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