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Major Asian Elephant Population Found By WCS
Animals  (tags: elephants, Malaysia, large population, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

- 1909 days ago -
New data released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Malaysia's Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) reveals that a population of endangered Asian elephants living in a Malaysian park may be the largest in Southeast Asia.
Dung Deal: Elephant Count Surprises in Malaysia ~ Video
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, elephnats, population, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1920 days ago -
A count of elephant dung revealed a surprisingly large endangered elephant population -- more than 600 -- in Malaysia's biggest national park, researchers said Thursday. The number of endangered Asian elephants had always been a mystery as researchers tr
Malaysian Wildlife Officers Rescue 2,300 Endangered Lizards From Threat of Cooking Pots
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wildanimals, lizards, rescued, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1923 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian wildlife authorities rescued 2,300 endangered lizards headed for restaurants that offer exotic meat, an official said Tuesday. The clouded monitor lizards were found in cages at a storage facility holding live an
Illegal Exports Endanger Box Turtles in Malaysia
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, box turtles, exports, illegal, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1928 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- The box turtle is disappearing across Malaysia because of increased illegal hunting for its meat and use in traditional Chinese medicine, wildlife activists said Wednesday. TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network, said i
Better Law for Wildlife in Malaysia Petition
Animals  (tags: Malaysia, LAW, CRIMES, EXTINCTION, CORRUPTION, Illegal Animal-Trade, poaching, ethics, environment, habitat, conservation, slaughter, society, wildlife, Animal Welfare )

- 1930 days ago -
...species continue to be poached illegally traded at alarming rates. Wildlife offenders often escape arrest, prosecution punishment. Please sign the petition to the Malaysian Government asking to amend the outdated Protection of Wild Life Act 1972.
Injured Whale Shark Dies in Malaysia
Animals  (tags: malaysia, marine wildlife, whale shark, injured, death, endangered, extinction, protection, sadness )

- 1931 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR: A rare 23-foot-long (7-meter-long) whale shark got entangled in a fishing net off Malaysia's northwest coast and was towed to shore but died due to injuries, local media reported Saturday. Fisherman Key Chai Yang told the New Straits Ti
Malaysia 'to Double Tiger Stock'
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, big cats, tigers, population, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1945 days ago -
Malaysia has launched a national plan to double the country's wild tiger population by 2020, activists say. Conservation groups and the government have set an ambitious target of expanding the tiger population from 500 to around 1,000 over 12 year
New Deal to Rescue Borneo Orangutans in Malaysia
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animals, orangutans, rescue, new deal, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1997 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Conservationists said Tuesday they were planning a big push to protect Borneo's orangutans, pygmy elephants and other endangered wildlife by purchasing land from palm oil producers to create a forest sanctuary. The deal is meant
Snakes Alive! Malaysian Cops Save Reptiles From the Pot
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wild animlas, reptiles, snakes, rescued )

- 2004 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters Life!) - Malaysian police have seized 1,272 live reptiles that could have end up as exotic dishes for Hong Kong or Chinese diners, a newspaper said on Wednesday. Southern Chinese traditionally have an appetite for protected or end
Whale Autopsy: Trash Clogged Its Intestine
Animals  (tags: malaysia, marine wildlife, whales, bryde's whale, death, humnas, habitat, trash, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 2012 days ago -
Plastic bag, rope and bottle cap appear to have killed 3-ton female. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A beached whale has died in Malaysia after swallowing a plastic bag, a rope and a bottle cap, a marine researcher said Wednesday. The 30-foot-long Bryde's wha
MALAYSIA: "Seeking Justice For Horses" --PETITION IN COMMENTS
Animals  (tags: PETITION IN COMMENTS, MALAYSIA, HORSES, death, cruelty, suffering, abuse, AnimalCruelty, humans, sadness )

- 2136 days ago -
All horses were grossly underweight, one horse was reportedly seen lying dead on the beach, and most of them were suffering from skin diseases, open wounds and malnutrition.
Adopt a Tree to Save Orangutans
Animals  (tags: orangutans, trees, campaign, malaysia, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2212 days ago -
WHAT link is there between trees and tea that could possibly save the orang-utans' home in the Kinabatangan forest in Sabah? Boh Plantations Sdn Bhd (Boh) and WWF-Malaysia (WWF) have organised a campaign themed "Tea for Trees" to create public awareness.
Rare Rhino in the Frame
Animals  (tags: malaysia, wildlife, wildanimals, Sumatran rhinoceros, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 2330 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR: A Sumatran rhinoceros, one of the world's rarest species, has been photographed in peninsular Malaysia in the first sighting for more than a decade, raising hopes the animal can avoid extinction. The New Straits Times reported yesterday t
Where a Baby Orang Utan Is Worth a Mercedes
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, protection, smuggling, exotics, consumption, collection, malaysia, suffering )

- 2413 days ago -
Second only to the drug trade, the smuggling of wildlife can earn a trader big bucks. One trader shares why smuggling Malaysia's wildlife is easy pickings."More expensive than drugs and easier to smuggle," was the simple explanation offered by a young wi
Malacca Roils Amid Pig Slaughter
Animals  (tags: china, malaysia, animals, pigs, culling )

- 2417 days ago -
Muslim-majority Malaysia began culling about 50,000 pigs on farms run by mostly ethnic Chinese in southern Malacca state yesterday following complaints about pollution the animals supposedly caused. In an extraordinary slaughter, none of the animals were

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