Huge Population Of Endangered Asian Elephants Living In Malaysian Park
"DWNP will continue to safeguard this national park, which is the crown jewel of Malaysia’s protected areas system."
- Dato’ Rasid, Department director-general
Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia - New data released by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Malaysia’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) reveals that a population of endangered Asian elephants living in a Malaysian park may be the largest in Southeast Asia.
The park, which contains one of the world’s oldest rainforests—dating back 130 million years, also supports tigers, leopards, dholes, numerous monkey species, and 350 types of birds.