Rush to save last female Sumatran rhino


Sad sight: Iman isn’t in the pink of health and it is showing while her companion Tam (inset) is looking lost at the reserve in Sabah.

KOTA KINABALU: Veterinarians and wildlife officials are keeping their fingers crossed as they begin treatment on the severely ill Iman, Malaysia’s last female Sumatran rhino.

Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga said ­veterinarians caring for Iman at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Lahad Datu were finally able to get close to the animal yesterday morning.

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