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Nation 18 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Experts trying to find answers to mysterious elephant deaths

KOTA KINABALU: The mystery surrounding the deaths of 14 Bornean pygmy elephants at a forest reserve in January continues to unravel with wildlife experts leaving no stone unturned in investigations.

Nation 19 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

MoU signed to preserve forest for orang utan and elephants

KOTA KINABALU: An eco resort in ecologically sensitive Kina­batangan will preserve its 40ha natural forest as a corridor for orang utan and Borneo pygmy elephants.

Nation 10 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fewer pygmy jumbos now

Satellite tracking of Sabah's endangered Borneo pygmy elephants has confirmed that their numbers are dwindling because of forest clearing to make way for plantations and logging.

Community 24 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Groups concerned over future of Kinabatang Wildlife Sanctuary

When we spotted a herd of Borneo Pygmy elephants at the banks of the Lower Kinabatangan river at Danau Girang in Sabah recently, we were overcome excitement and sadness.

Nation 05 Oct 2018 | 7:35 AM

Pygmy elephant herd driven back into forest after straying into plantation

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts are underway to drive back a herd of about 40 Borneo pygmy elephants into a forest reserve after they encroached into a plantation in Sabah's east coast area of Ulu Segama in Lahad Datu.

Nation 04 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah awaits nod to send pygmy jumbos abroad

The Sabah Government is proceeding with an exchange programme with three foreign zoos involving 10 Borneo pygmy elephants from the state, pending approval from a Science, Technology and Environment Ministry panel.

Nation 13 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Farmers told not to kill elephants

Oil palm farmers whose crops have been destroyed by displaced Borneo pygmy elephants should stop their 'revenge killings'.

Nation 18 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Human activities affecting jumbos

A six-month study of Sabah's unique Borneo pygmy elephants has found that the movements of the pachyderms were noticeably affected by human activities such as logging and farming.

Community 18 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Pygmy jumbos collared

Three Borneo pygmy elephants in Kinabatangan were fitted with satellite collars last week, marking the start of an inaugural study on the social structure of the elephants.