MCO leaves Sabah's sun bear centre in need of funds to keep animals safe


Sun bears at the centre like Bintang and Susie play an important role in the forest ecosystem. — BSBCC/Chiew Lin May

The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) in Sandakan, Sabah is digging into its financial reserves to look after the 43 rescued endangered sun bears under its care.

BSBCC founder and CEO Wong Siew Te did not mince his words when he said the reserve funds can last only months.

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