Banteng in danger of extinction in Sabah


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  • Tuesday, 01 Mar 2016

Endangered: Three male banteng at an artificial salt lick in Malua Forest Reserve. — Picture courtesy of SWD/DGFC

KOTA KINABALU: Bornean Banteng, the cattle known for their “white socks” will likely be Sabah’s next species to become extinct if conservation efforts are not stepped up.

“Conservationists estimate that only 500 bantengs or wild buffalo are left in the wild,” said Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun.

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