19 primate SPECIES in Malaysia are on the edge of extinction
Illegal poaching & trading
Primates are often poached illegally and traded as pets, especially the young ones due to their appearances. Despite that law has been enforced, there is still lacking of awareness among public in wildlife pet trade.
Habitat LOSS & DESTRUCTION
The deforestation rate in Malaysia's rainforest
is happening at an alarming rate, due to the increasing agriculture for economic purposes. With the diminishing rainforest, primates and other wildlife are losing their habitats.