Catch and release

Fire and Rescue Department officers removing a two-metre long python from a house in Muar on July 12.

JOHOR BARU: Animal calls are becoming the norm for the Johor Fire and Rescue Department, which receives an average of 19 cases a day related to the entry of wildlife into residential homes since the beginning of the year.

Its director Datuk Yahaya Madis said that among animals that the department has caught and rescued include snakes, monkeys, crocodiles, civet cats, stray cows and porcupines.

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