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Lifestyle

Out of Africa

DR DAVID Lawson has enough elephant tales to last a lifetime from his 17 years' working with wildlife in Africa.

Lifestyle

Monitoring elephants in Malaysia

ASIAN elephants are increasingly finding themselves the unwelcome guests at cash crop plantations, particularly that of oil palm. The series of Borneo pygmy elephant slayings in Sabah in the last eight months has been linked to 'vengeance killing.'

World

Poaching making China elephants evolve tuskless

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese elephants are evolving into an increasingly tuskless breed because poaching is changing the gene pool, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

World

Poaching making China elephants evolve tuskless

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese elephants are evolving into an increasingly tuskless breed because poaching is changing the gene pool, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Lifestyle

Clicking with the orang utans

The front page headline about two sisters attacked by an orang utan greeted us the morning we were heading to the Semenggoh Nature Reserve to learn about its orang utan rehabilitation programme.

Community

Bako turns 48 with carnival

BAKO National Park, the oldest national park in Sarawak, celebrated its 48th anniversary recently with a carnival of fun and games in line with the theme 'Towards Conservation Excellence.'

World

Pope sends top cardinal on Moscow mission

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The highest ranking Vatican official to visit Russia since the start of Pope Benedict's papacy began a mission to Moscow on Monday to test the waters for improving ties with the Russian Orthodox Church.

Nation

Take steps now to save pygmy elephants

Sabah will continue losing its Borneo pygmy elephants unless it takes concrete measures to protect the animals.

Lifestyle

Local parks and wildlife reserves in peril

Malaysia is not short of parks and wildlife reserves but are these sites being managed for conservation or have they merely been turned into new destinations for mass tourism?

Nation

Animals seized from smugglers

Months of probing led enforcement officers to a secluded spot in a border forest where they found more than 50 captured protected animals and wildlife specimens.