Conservationist advises against reintroducing tapirs to Sabah


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KOTA KINABALU: A proposal to reintroduce the tapir to Sabah should be weighed carefully as the state’s focus should be on conserving its endangered species including the Sumatran rhino, orang utan, elephants and tambadau.

Conservationist Datuk Wilfred Lingham said the state had limited resources and habitat for its own wildlife.

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