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Nation 04 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

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.

Nation 01 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘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.

Nation 03 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ministry to decide on export of elephants

A final decision on whether a dozen Borneo pygmy elephants can be sent to foreign zoos hinges on approval from the Science, Technology and Environment Ministry, said Sabah Wildlife Department deputy director Laurentius Ambu.

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 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stop whining, says Mahathir

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ban on export of pygmy elephants

The Sabah government has banned the export of Borneo pygmy elephants from the state with immediate effect, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said.

Nation 02 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Five pygmy elephants to be released into the wild

At least five of the 11 China-bound endangered Borneo pygmy elephants will be released into the wild soon.

Nation 27 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

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.

Nation 28 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

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.

Nation 06 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Re-gazette Kinabatangan as a wildlife sanctuary

The Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Sabah has to be quickly gazetted as a wildlife sanctuary to ensure that it is better protected.