Enforce speed limits to prevent another elephant tragedy


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  • Monday, 19 Jun 2017

Tragic incident: The young elephant that was found dead on the Gerik-Jeli Highway. -Picture by Alicia Solana-Mena/MEME

PETALING JAYA: Speed limits need to be enforced at the Gerik-Jeli Highway to prevent accidents with endangered wildlife like elephants crossing the highway, say animal conservationists.

This is the view of experts like Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME) principal investigator Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, who said that this problem would get worse as Malaysia continues to develop its infrastructure.

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