Tapir Tries To Enter A House In Seremban After Officials Fail To Lure It Into The Jungle
A tapir was spotted in a residential area in Seremban yesterday, 23 July
CDF rushed to the scene upon receiving a distress call at 12.30pm
They tried to lure it back into a nearby jungle. However, it entered a resident's housing compound instead.
Personnel locked the house gate and chased the tapir to the back of the compound. They then set a trap and herded the animal into it.
The tapir has since been transferred to a safe location
Tapirs are listed as endangered under the IUCN Red List