Melaka grappling with invasion of Indonesian wild pigs


MELAKA: On top of the problem of immigrants making their way illegally into Melaka via the strait, the state is currently facing another trans-boundary issue – the invasion of wild boars from Indonesia.

Melaka Agriculture, Agro-Based, Entrepreneur Development and Cooperative Committee chairman Norhizam Hassan Baktee said wild boars were excellent swimmers, but the state never expected them to cross the narrow Strait of Malacca from Sumatera in search of new habitats here.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Woman strangled to death during robbery in Bera Premium
Ministry to ensure subsidised cooking oil reaches target groups in Sandakan Premium
MyCC: Eight companies involved in bid rigging penalised RM1.45mil Premium
Floods: RM1,000 initial aid for each affected family in Baling Premium
GE15 possibly after Hari Raya Aidilfitri next year, predicts Anthony Loke Premium
Mindef land swap deal: Onn Hafiz called by PAC Premium
Melaka man stabs his mother to death after hearing voices Premium
Ranau primary school does Sabah proud Premium
Four-day working week proposal still under scrutiny, says JPA Premium
Syed Saddiq told me to dispose of RM1mil because of MACC probe, says witness Premium

Others Also Read