WildCRU: Conserve area for spotted leopards’ sake


Rare species: The Ulu Muda Forest Area is only one of the two known places in Peninsular Malaysia where the spotted leopard can be found, according to WildCRU.

PETALING JAYA: The Ulu Muda Forest Area is only one of the two known places in Peninsular Malay­sia where the spotted leopard can be found, said the Wildlife Conser­vation Research Unit (WildCRU).

In an open letter to the Kedah government, the research team from Oxford University in England said the area has the potential of becoming one of the major players as Malaysia’s flagship protected areas.

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