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.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

News , bureaus

   

Next In Nation

417 Filipinos deported via deportation programme for illegals, says Sabah Immigration Department
Zambry: UiTM enrolment separate issue from Parallel Pathway programme
Investigate DRT deal, says MCA division youth leaders
Pahang succeeds in eradicating hardcore poverty, says MB
Happy National Journalist Day, Dr Wee wishes journos
MMEA thwarts attempt to smuggle turtle meat from 1,000 animals near Kudat
MCMC and UNODC lead fight against cybercrime in Southeast Asia
KDCA and stall operator settle dispute with traditional salt ceremony
City Hall to provide four contractors in each parliamentary area for tree maintenance
C4 urges procurement reforms amid Selangor mobility contract controversy

Others Also Read