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Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Breeding progamme for Bornean clouded leopard

Discussion in 'Malaysia' started by kiang, 24 Jan 2011.

  1. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    The Sabah Wildlife Department wants to launch a Bornean clouded leopard captive breeding programme at the Kota Kinabalu Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.

    Conserving the Bornean leopard
     
  2. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member 15+ year member

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    the recent research on the distinctions between Sumatran and Bornean clouded leopards referred to in kiang's linked article is outlined in this link: BBC - Earth News - Two forms of world's 'newest' cat, the Sunda leopard

    Lok Kawi already has a male and female Bornean clouded leopard, but they told me when I was there that they don't want to try and put them together because they don't want them injuring one other. The younger female is on display; the male is off-display because he only has three legs (having lost the other in a poacher's snare)
     
  3. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    Boy, would I love to photograph a sunda clouded leopard. One of the seven species of cats I have not photographed.
     
  4. Kifaru Bwana

    Kifaru Bwana Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    I would this a commendable effort alongside awareness building and in situ conservation efforts for the clouded leopard in Malaysian Sabah and Sarawak.
     
  5. vogelcommando

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