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felled gaharu tree

A Gaharu tree that was felled illegally, along the Nature Trail. Illegal felling of Gaharu is a serious problem affecting Malaysia’s shrinking forest reserves now. The chopped up bits are characteristic of the method to determine the nodes where the fragrant aromatic resin collects within the tree.

An illegally felled Gaharu tree in Pasoh

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