Sungkai Wildlife Reserve, Perak

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Founded in 1928 with an area of 1,805 hectares and later widened to 3,966 hectares in 1940 with Gazet Number (GN) 6563. An area of 428 hectares was removed in 1957 and currently there is only 2,468 hectares. The removed area is used for rubber plantation and other purposes. The reserve was established for Gaur protection where at the end of 1946; there were 15 Gaur spotted in the area. Currently, the breeding programme for Gaur, Sambar deers, and pheasants were conducted at Sungkai Wildlife Conservation Centre.