Totally Protected Species
Totally protected species are those listed in Schedule 1 of the wildlife. No one may possess these species or any part or product from them without written authorisation from the Minister for Tourism Development, Environment, Science and Technology.
No person shall hunt any species of protected animals. Any person who commites an offence shell be liable on conviction to a mandatory term of imprisonment between 6 months to 5 years.
Malaysia government and NGOs are working together in promoting public awareness for protection and conservation.
|Sun Bear/Malay Bear/Honey Bear||Orang Utan||Clouded Leopard|
|Beruang||Orang Hutan||Harimau Dahan|
|Helarctus malayanus||Pongo pygmaeus||Neofelis nebolusa|
|Proboscis Monkey||False Gharial||Sumatran Rhinoceros|
|Kera Belanda , Bangkatan||Buaya Julung-Julung||Badak Sumatra|
|Nasalis larvatus||Tomistoma schlegeli||Dicerorhinus sumatrensis|
|Hawksbill Turtle||Dugong||Green Turtle|
|Penyu Sisik||Duyung||Penyu Hijau|
|Eretmochelys imbricata||Dugong dugon||Chelonia mydas|
Although there is still plenty to discover and investigate, already much research on wildlife resources has taken place in Sabah.
Both local and international researchers cooperate with the Wildlife Department which is responsible for guiding wildlife research and issuing research permits.
The department has close cooperation with many different stakeholders in research. One of the most important partners is University of Malaysia Sabah (UMS), with which the department has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on wildlife research.
Some of the wildlife research issues which the Sabah Wildlife Department gives high priority are:
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April 13, 2006 04:46:25 PM
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