SFC Enforcement Team in Miri Rescue a Black Hornbill Caged in a Premises in Kampung Sayung, Limbang.

SFC enforcement team in Miri sprang into action on Sept 27 to rescue a black hornbill caged in a premises in Kampung Sayung, Limbang. The rescued hornbill is in good health and was immediately released in Bukit Hitam Nature Reserve, Limbang.

Please be reminded all hornbills are totally protected under the Sarawak Wild Life Protection Ordinance 1998, any person who hunts, kills, captures, sells or is in possession of any totally protected animal shall be guilty of an offence. The penalty is five years’ jail and a fine up to RM50,000.