KOTA KINABALU -- Scoring a major stride in conservation work for the critically-endangered Sumatran Rhinoceros, the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) rescued a bull which was found wandering at a oil palm plantation in Sabah's east coast.
Following a two-week rescue operation, a team from the SWD transferred the animal to the Tabin Wildlife Reserve.
On Aug 5, the rhino - despite its strong sense of smell - had wandered into the plantation, an uncommon habitat for the animal as it tends to stay away from humans.
In fact, knowledge in recent years of the rhinos in Sabah's wilderness is only through pictures or videos taken through cameras set up for monitoring purposes.
It is estimated that only 30 of the Sumatran Rhino sub-species remain in Sabah's wildlife.
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