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Elephants' Habitat Fragments in Borneo

The home range and movement rate of the Bornean elephants are influenced by the degree of habitat fragmentation, according to a new study by researchers and conservationists. 

The study, carried out by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD), Cardiff University and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) -Malaysia was recently published in the scientific journal Public Library of Science One (PLoS 1). Funding was received from WWF of USA, Netherlands and Germany, and from US Fish and Wildlife Service Asian Elephant Conservation Fund.


 'Camera Trap' wildlife images from Malaysian forest'Camera Trap' wildlife images from Malaysian forest


View images captured in the Danau Girang Field Centre 

Decline in proboscis monkeysDecline in proboscis monkeys


Researchers predict decline in proboscis monkey population  

Elephants' habitat fragments in BorneoElephants' habitat fragments in Borneo


Study shows the tug of war for territory and resources