CAP calls for tougher laws against exotic pet trade

Raevathi Supramaniam

The Consumers' Association of Penang says stricter monitoring on wildlife trade is necessary to prevent Malaysians, especially children, from owning exotic pets. – EPA pic, September 26, 2022.

THE Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) wants Putrajaya to impose tougher laws to monitor exotic pet trade in the country.

Its president Mohideen Abdul Kader said this is to put a stop to the trade of wildlife, illegal or otherwise, and to prevent Malaysians, children especially, from owning exotic pets.

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