Eyes of the world on sun bears’ Hero


Sun bear warrior: Dr Wong aims to be the voice of the species to ensure its survival.

KOTA KINABALU: A wildlife researcher’s tireless efforts to ensure the survival of the sun bear – the smallest bear species in the world – is getting international attention.

For nearly a decade, Dr Wong Siew Te quietly cared for sun bears that were orphaned by poachers or seized from those keeping them illegally as pets.

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