SALES executive Samuel Pur and his family felt great to be close to nature as they walked through Sabah's first zoo, the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.
“I had a wonderful feeling when I walked in the park with the wildlife just nearby in a natural setting,” he said.
Pur, who was with his wife Siti Firhana Dasuki and daughter Sarah, visited the park in a U-shaped valley surrounded by hills, about 25km from Kota Kinabalu during an Open Day recently.
He said it was the first time he saw the Borneo rhino, clouded leopard and otters moving about.
“You get to realise that there are many important animals in our state and realise it is important to preserve these animals in the wild,” said Pur from Long Pasia in Sipitang.
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