Help needed to stamp out trade in exotic pets


THE Star’s recent report on how wildlife traders use social media for the illegal trade of protected species shows that illegal wildlife trade continues to thrive despite the fact that the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 has been given statutory footing, “Endangered animals sold via FB, says group” (The Star, March 3).

Many Malaysians are not aware of, or are indifferent to, the suffering of wildlife traded as pets.

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