Call to protect and conserve endangered species

(From left) Perhilitan assistant director Saiful Mohd Zain, Dr Ang, Nature Society (Singapore) president Shawn Lum, Johor Education Department co-curricular department head Abdul Razak, MNS vice-president Vincent Chow, Prof Ahmad and Singapore Consulate-General in Johor Baru consul-general Rajpal Singh at the launch of educational brochure titled ‘Primates of Johor’.

JOHOR BARU: There are six types of primates in the wild in Johor, with two now on the endangered species list due to poaching, deforestation and human wildlife conflict.

Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) president Professor Dr Ahmad Ismail said the lack of awareness among the authorities and the public had also led to the decline in the numbers.

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