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Expert: Little being done to protect hunted serow


Out in the wild: A serow caught on camera in the Malaysian jungle. — Photo courtesy of Stephen Hogg

Out in the wild: A serow caught on camera in the Malaysian jungle. — Photo courtesy of Stephen Hogg

PETALING JAYA: Amid the excitement of ushering in the Year of the Goat, environmentalists are bemoan­ing the fate of Malaysia’s only native goat – the heavily-hunted Sumatran serow.

Standing up to 1m at shoulder height, the serow is a shy and solitary animal that can be found in mountain forests, said Traffic Southeast Asia regional director Dr Chris Shepherd.

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