Saving sun bears in Malaysia


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This video says about itself:

3 Feb 2013

Survival of the Sun Bears is an awareness campaign and documentary film project to educate the greater public about sun bears and their struggle to survive in the diminishing forests of Borneo.

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

Sun bear sanctuary to save ‘forgotten species’

South-east Asia’s endangered bears losing habitat to palm oil plantations as poachers target them for their bile and meat

Ami Sedghi

Monday 6 January 2014 13.35 GMT

Like a proud dad, Siew Te Wong’s office walls and desk are covered in baby pictures, but unlike ordinary infants these possess four-inch claws and a taste for insects and honey. Wong, a leading sun bear researcher, has a heartfelt passion for the world’s smallest bear that is as big as the problems facing the species.

The sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) lives in south-east Asia, Sumatra and…

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