Sabah's banteng in grave danger from hunters, snares


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  • Wednesday, 04 Sep 2019

KOTA KINABALU: There is an urgent need to control poaching in all habitats that sustain the banteng to prevent the loss of the species, say the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC).

The population of this wild cattle in Sabah, reportedly numbering less than 500, also face fragmentation of their habitat through deforestation, infrastructure and human activity, they added.

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