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Landowners made liable for elephant deaths in Sabah

Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew says such a strict liability policy is necessary to stop further elephant deaths in state.

No end to deaths of elephants in Sabah as 4 more...

Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga says latest case had gunshot wound to skull.

With 2 rhinos left, Sabah hopes to save species from extinction

State Minister Masidi Manjun believes Sabah’s rhino population can be saved with the use of scientific initiatives.

No experts to perform crucial procedure on Iman the rhino

Cauterising might be the only way to stop her uterine bleeding.

Iman the rhino: Still ill, but some medical problems resolved

Malaysia’s last female Sumatran rhino still bleeds from her uterus but is taking a lot of water and supplements, says official.

Malaysia’s last 4 rhinos ‘alive’ — in cell cultures

The four cultures include those from Puntung, the female Sumatran rhino euthanised in June in Sabah.

4 nabbed, meat from protected animals seized in Sabah

Sabah Wildlife Department says its campaign has now spread inland from the state’s east coast in a bid to curb illegal poaching and smuggling of wild animal products.

Wildlife Dept: Sabah won’t be major transit point for illegal wildlife...

It says past success in seizure of smuggled wildlife was due to Sepanggar Bay port being more efficient than other ports.

Duo peddling live pangolin on social media arrested

Sabah Wildlife Department director says incident is the second case in a week of people arrested for illegally possessing and attempting to sell the endangered species.

Turtle-poaching in Sabah islands: Man remanded

Sabah Wildlife Department looking for 60 year old’s accomplice on islands in Semporna waters.

Plantations in Sabah losing millions because of elephants

Wildlife Director Augustine Tuuga says his staff are working around the clock dealing with the issue of elephant herds raiding areas of Kg Gambaron in Telupid.

Probe leads to gruesome find of 100 turtle skeletons

Sabah Wildlife Department suspects sea gypsies are responsible for poaching activities but is continuing its probe.

Wildlife dept to investigate after green turtles found butchered in Sabah

Sabah Wildlife Department officers are en route to the site and will issue a full report once the investigation is complete, says director Augustine Tuuga.

Cancer-stricken Sumatran rhino Puntung put down

Puntung was experiencing significant breathing difficulties.