Enolva said the pygmy
sperm whale, the third stranded in Del Gallego and the nearby town Ragay since 2013, did not swallow any plastic but died due to poor nutrition.
'I hope the effort will be an example to all parties who wish to assist in preserving elephants in Sabah considering the species is getting threatened as there are only 2,000 pygmy
elephants in Sabah,' she said when launching the UmbrElephant Campaign in conjunction with World Elephant Day here today.
At least 18 pygmy
elephants have been killed in Malaysian Borneo since April, The Star newspaper reported.
There are about 2,000 pygmy
elephants, the smallest type of elephant in Asia, in the wild.
The Coleman's pygmy
seahorse was only discovered in 2001 off Australia, and in 2007 the same species was found living near Green Island, CNA reported.
"When asked, the Pygmies say they kill Bantus because they fear they would be killed if they don't kill first," said Choi Chris Koan, a Presbyterian minister working for the Congo's Pygmy
hippos are listed as endangered with fewer than 3,000 in the wild.
Dr Nick Davis, Deputy Curator of Mammals at the zoo, said: "Pygmy
marmosets actually have relatively large babies for their tiny size.
The Tetrigidae, or pygmy
grasshoppers, are a monophyletic clade and forms a unique lineage among the Caelifera (grasshoppers) (Song et al.
THE RSPCA is hunting for the owner of an exotic African pygmy
hedgehog which was found on the side of a road.
"An African pygmy
hedgehog cannot survive in the wild here and this little animal would have died if left where found."
mimic is an extremely persistent colonial trope that continues to inform contemporary anthropological understandings of Africa's Pygmy