Facebook: Online shop of horrors for threatened Malaysian wildlife

Facebook is being used as a market place for people illegally buying and selling endangered, threatened and iconic Malaysian animals, according to a new report just released by TRAFFIC, an organisation that monitors wildlife trading networks and seeks to highlight and help abolish unethical practises. The report, Trading Faces: A Rapid Assessment on the use … Continued

Everything about the Malayan tapir is adorably silly

From how it runs to the noises it makes, the Malayan tapir is a very silly animal – but this just makes us love it all the more.

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David Bowie and the spiders from Malaysia

Web browsers and television sets flicked to life this morning to announce the death of music legend David Bowie. The 69-year-old—renowned for his visionary musical experimentation across glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance pop, punk and electronica—died today after an 18-month battle with cancer. Bowie’s artistic breakthrough came with 1972’s The Rise and … Continued