How do we ensure elephants in Peninsular Malaysia survive

  • Animals
  • Tuesday, 06 Sep 2016

Photo: MEME

The last wild elephant in Selangor was captured in 1991. That is the price paid for rapid development and deforestation in the state, which resulted in the loss of habitat for the largest land animal.

Fast forward 25 years later and it’s been an uphill struggle to ensure that elephants do not perish in the remaining six states in Peninsular Malaysia where they still roam.

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