PRIMATES IN MALAYSIA

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.

OUR PRIMATES

IUCN RED LIST of threatened species