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Smuggled for its Song The Trade in Malaysia’s Oriental Magpie-robins

Published 5th March 2021

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Trouble ahead for heavily smuggled but unprotected songbird

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 5th March 2021 – A popular songbird is headed for trouble if it is not protected from rampant trapping in Malaysia and smuggling to feed international demand, warns a new report by TRAFFIC and the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN). 

Smuggled for its Song: The Trade in Malaysia’s Oriental Magpie-robins

Report author(s):
Serene C.L. Chng, Salman Saaban, Anongrakh Wechit, Kanitha Krishnasamy

Publication date:
March 2021


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About PERHILITAN 

For further information about the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN) please go to www.wildlife.gov.my