Slow reproductive rate and poachers among factors endangering Malayan tapir


Two-week-old Malayan Tapir, Muharram (centre), walking towards his parents Buta (left) and Minah (right) at the Tapir enclosure at Johor Zoo. — Filepic

JOHOR BARU: It does not come as a surprise when one hears of wildlife getting killed because of human encroachment into their jungle habitat through unplanned development as well as poaching.

But being roadkill is now an added threat to their existence.

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