Road not a good idea for wildlife


Researchers installing the satellite collar on the female elephant on Aug 3 at the Lower Kinabatangan wildlife sanctuary.

KOTA KINABALU: An ongoing study on the Borneo elephant population has reaffirmed a proposed road that goes through the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary on Sabah’s east coast will cause irreparable harm to the animals and environment there.

Over the past six years, Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) researchers, along with Sabah Wildlife Department rangers, have been placing tracking collars on elephants. Fourteen have been tagged so far.

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