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Byline: Roy See Wei Zhi
KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has beefed up security at all entry and exit points to the country prone to animal smuggling, by deploying more officers in those areas.
In addition, the department has increased the use of informants to gather information on illegal activities involving wildlife.
"We have increased the number of informants to tip us off on any animal trafficking and poaching syndicates in the country," Perhilitan director-general Datuk Abd Rasid Samsudin told the New Straits Times via email.
"We also share information with non-governmental organisations and members of …