WWF: Culling of bull elephant a step backwards for conservation


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016

The bull elephant was culled by Sabah Wildlife Department rangers after it killed a man in Tawau.

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Wildlife Department's move to cull a bull elephant that had killed a plantation worker is a "step backwards" in conservation efforts of the endangered species, WWF Malaysia said.

WWF Malaysia executive director Datuk Dr Dionysius Sharma said other options are available in dealing with the male elephant.

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