Saltwater crocs can be harvested soon as numbers are on the rise

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 04 Oct 2016

KUCHING: Saltwater crocodiles in Sarawak, a protected species which has seen an increase in numbers, can soon be culled and traded for their meat and skin.

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has agreed to Malaysia’s proposal to downlist the reptile from Appendix I to Appendix II at its conference in Johannesburg.

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