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Malaysian authorities rescue 130 pangolins

Malaysian wildlife authorities said they have rescued 130 pangolins and arrested two men attempting to smuggle the protected species, destined to be sold to restaurants and medicine shops.

dateDec 20, 2009 in Ecology
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Malaysia's Mahathir calls for Internet censorship

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has called for the Internet to be censored to preserve "public morality", in what the opposition suggested Saturday was an attempt to silence government critics.

dateAug 02, 2014 in Internet
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Jumbo-sized discovery made in Malaysia

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 ...

dateJan 14, 2009 in
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Tiger rescue highlights poaching threat in Malaysia

(PhysOrg.com) -- A five-year-old male Tiger was freed from a poacher’s snare on Sunday after it was found by WWF’s Wildlife Protection Unit (WPU) just off a highway that cuts through the Belum-Temengor ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Ecology
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