Crackdown on bushmeat trade


Black market: Some of the bushmeat seized by Sabah Wildlife enforcement officers at a roadblock in Nabawan.

KOTA KINABALU: The wildlife department has ratcheted up pressure on illegal hunters in Sabah’s Nabawan and Keningau districts.

Seven people were arrested with about 35kg of dried bushmeat, from wild boar, barking deer, monitor lizard, mousedeer and flying squirrel apparently caught illegally in forest reserves in interior Nabawan.

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