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Lifestyle

Futile effort

A rhino expert who once led the Malaysian rhino captive breeding programme has now called for it to be stopped. TAN CHENG LI has the story.

Letters

Let death of rhinos be a lesson

From SHAHRIMAN ONN, Shah Alam.

Lifestyle

Divided over breeding plan

The recent deaths of all five rhinoceroses in a Malaysian wildlife sanctuary have raised questions: Should we continue keeping rhinos in captivity or are they better off in the wild? And should we abandon captive breeding programmes which have yet to produce results and accept the fact that Man just cannot tinker with rhino reproduction?

Other Sport

Van Nistelrooy takes leaf out of Law’s book

Ruud van Nistelrooy closed in on Denis Law's European scoring record for Manchester United with a display of goal-poaching against Rangers on Tuesday that came straight out of the Scot's own handbook.

AseanPlus News

Thais seize exotic animals from trader

B>BANGKOK:/BThai authorities have arrested a man and seized exotic creatures and animal body parts during a major raid near the capital.

Lifestyle

Dashing cook, inspiring recipes

IF YOU have set your heart on making pumpkin soup and the wedges of the cling-wrapped pumpkin at your regular store look as dry as your face in a cold country and almost mouldy, what do you do?

Lifestyle

Flounder facts

AMY BEH weaves her magic and solves your culinary conundrums.

Nation

‘Trader gets permit to export ‘pygmy elephants’

A dozen Borneo 'pygmy elephants' of Sabah will find themselves in Chinese and Japanese zoos barely a month after it was confirmed that the animals belonged to a new subspecies.

Lifestyle

Hanging on

Found exclusively on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, orang utans may well be facing extinction in the wild as their habitat continues to shrink, leaving them vulnerable to starvation and poaching. An estimated 13,000 orang utans remain in Sabah today but they may all disappear over the next 20 years unless serious efforts are taken to protect these unique primates.

Lifestyle

A ray of hope

All that remains of the forests in Lower Kinabatangan are tiny tracts too small to offer much protection to the orang utan population. But a proposed management plan offers a glimmer of hope, writes TAN CHENG LI.