These routes are chosen based on surveys that are needed to be completed for the local conservation organisation in Malaysia. This means that any snares found will have their GPS locations recorded and then destroyed, and any poachers spotted will be pursued and face ramifications for their actions. Hopefully with the positive steps that are being put into place, the preservation of these majestic, yet elusive big cats will lead to continued existence in the wilds of our world.
By Manny Mahoon
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