Farmers kill rare wolves to protect livestock

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Farmers kill rare wolves to protect livestock

A 40-strong pack of wolves thought to be endangered Asiatic wild dogs (Cuon alpines) have come under attack from farmers in northern mountainous Son La Province's Muong Lan Commune trying to protect their livestock.

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Strategy sets targets for biodiversity preservation

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Strategy sets targets for biodiversity preservation

Vietnam will improve the quality and expand the area of protected natural reserves by 2020 as set in the National Strategy on Biodiversity, which was introduced at a workshop in Hanoi on September 24.

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VN’s endangered endemic turtles back home from Europe

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VN’s endangered endemic turtles back home from Europe

The Turtle Conservation Centre (TCC) in Cuc Phuong National Park in central Ninh Binh Province on Monday received 71 endemic Vietnamese turtles that had been sent back after being bred for five years in two European countries.

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8,000 Asian openbill storks fly to Tram Chim National Park

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

8,000 Asian openbill storks fly to Tram Chim National Park

VietNamNet Bridge - On August 6, Mr. Nguyen Van Hung, Director of the Tram Chim National Park (Dong Thap province) said that so far, nearly 500 red-headed cranes and about 8,000 Asian openbill storks, which is named in the Vietnam Red Book, have flown to the park.

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Three langurs butchered in the forest

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Three langurs butchered in the forest

VietNamNet Bridge - Four hunters trapped three langurs in the National Park of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province) and slaughtered the monkeys on the spot. Two were arrested and one escaped.

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Son Tra, kingdom of rare primate

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

Son Tra, kingdom of rare primate

Son Tra Nature Reserve is not only a well known ecotourism destination but also the kingdom of brown/red shanked doue langers (Pygathrix nemaeus) with the world's largest number of about 530 doue langers.

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Swallow storks flock to Dien Bien

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Over the past week, swallow storks, an extremely rare species listed in the Vietnam Red Book, have flocked to Muong Phang district, northern Dien Bien province. However, this species is disappearing due to hunting.

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Gayal conservation urged

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

The number of gayals living in forests between the southern provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Phuoc is likely to decrease, according to Director of the Dong Nai Biophere Reserve Tran Van Mui.

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Bird sanctuary temporarily off in case of fire

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Hanoi Times English 14 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu will be temporarily shut down as a forest fire prevention measure, according to the management board of the sanctuary.

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Bird sanctuary temporarily off in case of fire

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Nhân dân English 15 month(s) ago

Bird sanctuary temporarily off in case of fire

Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary is home to more than 100 bird species with over 60,000 individuals.

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Rare butterfly discovered in Soc Trang Province

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SaiGon GP English 17 month(s) ago

Rare butterfly discovered in Soc Trang Province

Son Duc Hung, 17, holding the rare butterfly (Photo: SGGP)
A local resident in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang discovered a rare butterfly, which he later released into the wild.

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16 rare wild animals rescued in HCMC

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

Following a tip-off from Tuoi Tre, a joint inspection team in Ho Chi Minh City raided two establishments and rescued 16 animals from rare species that are listed in the Vietnam Red Book.

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Binh Dinh releases a rare turtle to the sea

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Báo QĐND English 20 month(s) ago

Binh Dinh releases a rare turtle to the sea

PANO – A 50-kg sea turtle was released to its natural habitat on October 8th by the Team for Aquatic Resource Protection of Nhon Chau Commune in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province.

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Illegal wildlife trade in Dugongs uncovered

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SaiGon GP English 21 month(s) ago

The Wildlife at Risk organization has announced that a large illegal wildlife trade network dealing with Dugongs on Phu Quoc Island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has just been uncovered.

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Gayal dies after raising uproar in Phu Bai Airport

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SaiGon GP English 22 month(s) ago

Gayal dies after raising uproar in Phu Bai Airport

After two days of searching for the gayal or wild oxen that attempted to enter Phu Bai Airport in Thua Thien-Hue Province, wildlife experts were able to tranquilize it on July 24, but it died on the way to the elephant breeding farm in Thuy Bang Commune of Huong Thuy Town.

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