Monday, December 22, 2008

Comfortable home for Sumatran rhino in Sabah

LAHAD DATU: A Sumatran rhino rescued five months ago in the Sabah’s east coast now has a more comfortable home following the efforts of various state authorities and NGOs.

“I am very pleased to see this new enclosure for this healthy male rhino which will now have access to a larger area,” said Sabah Wildlife Department director Laurentius Ambu.

Recently, Ambu inspected the RM200,000 enclosure at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve with representatives from Borneo Rhino Alliance (BORA) and WWF-Malaysia.

The rhino’s new enclosure is about the size of three and a half football fields.

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