Capacity building efforts in Sabah by Smithsonian National Zoo

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur sponsored a research visit to Sabah by three elephant experts from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.  Elephant research specialist Erin Latimer, Senior Curator Bryan Amaral and Veterinarian Dr. James Steeil visited the Sabah Wildlife Department in Lok Kawi and Sepilok from July 31- Aug 5. Their goal was to improve the ability to diagnose Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) in the current ...
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Erin Zanre visits Sabah

Erin Zanre, a consultant who specializes in development and implementation of community-based sustainable livelihoods and natural resource management programs, visited Tun Mustapha Park in Sabah on July 3 – 7. Her trip was funded by the Embassy and Sabah Parks in support of community-based fisheries management initiatives. She met community stakeholders, NGOs, government agencies and delivered a ...
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