Sabah mulls breeding endangered wild cattle

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  • Monday, 01 Jan 2018

A good moo-ve: There are only about 400 banteng left in the wild.

KOTA KINABALU: A state government’s plan to breed the critically endangered Bornean banteng or wild cattle in oil palm plantations is feasible in reversing its possible extinction, said a conservationist.

Danau Girang Field Centre director Dr Benoit Goossens, who has been promoting an action plan, said it was a good idea to put a few banteng in the plantations for breeding purposes.

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