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Malayan tapirs to Borneo?

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by Daktari JG, 14 Jan 2019 at 7:19 PM.

  1. Daktari JG

    Daktari JG Well-Known Member

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    I am curious to know the opinions of ZooChatters on this issue.
     
  3. Daktari JG

    Daktari JG Well-Known Member

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    My take would be that an additional assurance population for Malayan tapirs would be good PLUS hopefully provide additional protection for other species.
    Perhaps areas could be incorporated to include sumatran and or javan rhino as well. I don't see it as a waste of resources, particularly if there is an excess
    of tapirs on the mainland that need space.