The Lok Kawi Park in Sabah is run by the Sabah Wildlife Department under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment. The park covers some 280 acres of land including a Botanical Park.
A recent visit by Citizen Journalist, Wendy Chia saw over 100 species of animals including birds, mammals kept in captivity under dire circumstances. Some animals were seen to be distressed, having skin diseases, looking lethargic, or have completely stopped responding to its environment.
One of the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park’s slogan “We bring you closer to nature – protect our wildlife” is an offensive juxtapose to the reality to which it bears.