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Pygmy elephant in Sabah proven to be a new subspecies

They are smaller, tamer and more mild tempered compared with other Asian elephants and were discovered in Sabah.


Bull elephant killed for tusks

A Borneo Pygmy elephant was shot dead and butchered for its ivory tusks a month ago near the Tabin Wildlife Forest reserve.


Sabah CM orders full report on killing of jumbo

The Sabah Wildlife Department has been ordered to give a full report on last month#8217;s killing of an endangered Borneo Pygmy elephant to Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman.


Two elephants hit by train die

Two female elephants crossing a railway track were hit and killed by a passenger train travelling to Johor Baru from Kuala Lumpur, Segamat on Monday evening.


Too many orangutans in Sepilok

Sabah's internationally renowned Sepilok orangutan rehabilitation centre and its 10,000ha forest reserve in the east coast Sandakan district is getting too crowded with primates.


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Third pygmy elephant killed

There has been another killing of the endangered Borneo Pygmy elephant in the state.


Sanctuary faces logging threat

Barely two weeks after a third Borneo pygmy elephant was found killed near the wildlife sanctuary at the Kinabatangan region in Sabah's east coast, the area appears to be facing another threat - logging.


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.'


Wonders of nature caught in print

The results of a photography contest have been hailed as a window to the natural wonders of Sabah's Tabin Wildlife Reserve.