Proboscis monkeys fitted with satellite tags released


Important move: Wildlife Rescue Unit rangers releasing a collared proboscis monkey at Tempasuk River.

KOTA KINABALU: Two male proboscis monkeys were released after being fitted with satellite tags in a bid to understand the movements and living condition of the species.

The project was conducted by the Sabah Wildlife Department’s (SWD) Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) at the Tempasuk River area of Kota Belud, some 65km from the state capital.

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