Plantation workers and loggers catching and selling wildlife


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  • Monday, 16 Dec 2019

A Black Hornbill rescued from an illegal trader in northern Sarawak. Pic by Sarawak Forestry Corporation

MIRI: Workers in some plantations and logging areas are trapping wildlife and selling them to traders and pet shops.

Wildlife such as rare songbirds, hornbills, monkeys and even sun bears are being captured and sold by certain traders and pet shops in the cities and towns, sources said.

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