Primates are not Pets

Primates are not Pets

Pulse of Singapore·2019-09-05 10:39

The rise of social media has fuelled the illegal wildlife pet trade in Malaysia; seeing an increase in the number of ads where poachers advertise animals that have been ruthlessly captured from the wild.
Gibbons are a major target for the illegal wildlife pet trade, and with an entire family having to be killed just to capture one baby gibbon, the endangered species is at great risk.

Bam, the founder of the Gibbon Protection Society Malaysia (GPSM), Peninsular Malaysia’s only NGO dedicated to protecting their resident gibbons, is working tirelessly to change hearts and minds in Malaysia by collaborating with the public to bring an end to the tragedy.

____________
Find out more: https://gibbonprotection.com/
Read the full story: https://www.ourbetterworld.org/story/...
____________
Director, Camera and Editor: Stephanie Theresa
Producer, Camera and Writer: Chris Annadorai
Executive Producer: Sharon Pereira
____________________________________________________________________
For more inspiring stories subscribe now! http://bit.ly/14Ohz8G

Our Better World - Telling Stories. Inspiring Action.
We tell stories of people doing good in Asia to inspire global action.

We connect storytellers, the people doing good and the ones who’d love to help but don’t know how.

We strive to build an engaged global community sharing skills, resources, time and effort, empowering every person with the conviction that each has the power to make the world better.

Our Better World is a digital storytelling initiative of the Singapore International Foundation.

We're happy for you to link to or embed our stuff on your site for non-commercial use. We'd appreciate being credited, with a link back to http://www.ourbetterworld.org. or embed our stuff on your site for non-commercial use. We'd appreciate being credited, with a link back to http://www.ourbetterworld.org.

Singapore Animals Stories Odd news

Comments

Leave a comment in Nestia App