Police seize frozen tiger, monkeys transported illegally in central Vietnam

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Police seize frozen tiger, monkeys transported illegally in central Vietnam

Vietnamese police have detained two men for illegally transporting and stockpiling one tiger and eight monkeys, all frozen, in the central province of Nghe An.

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Controversy shrouds captive killer whale in Miami

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Activists hope the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) will label killer whales endangered, allowing lawyers to sue a Miami aquarium to release an orca into the wild after 44 years.

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Singapore opens Asia’s biggest aviary

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Singapore opens Asia’s biggest aviary

The Jurong Bird Park in Singapore officially opened Asia’s biggest aviary, dedicated to rare and endangered birds, on January 21.

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Vietnam hotel boss nicked for buying 303kg dismembered tiger to make bone glue

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Vietnam hotel boss nicked for buying 303kg dismembered tiger to make bone glue

Vietnamese police have arrested the director of a hotel in the northern province of Bac Kan for illegally procuring a large dead tiger, an endangered wild species, to make bone glue.

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Young entrepreneurs vow to support wildlife conservation

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Young entrepreneurs on January 16 committed to supporting wildlife conservation efforts on the fringe of a national young businesspersons’ conference in Hanoi.

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Critically endangered giant barb sold to Saigon restaurant

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Critically endangered giant barb sold to Saigon restaurant

VietNamNet Bridge – A fisherman in the southern province of Dong Thap on Tuesday morning sold a 110kg giant carb to a restaurant in HCM City for VND150 million ($7,000).

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Agent Orange endangered U.S. Air Force workers after Vietnam: panel

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Agent Orange endangered U.S. Air Force workers after Vietnam: panel

U.S. Air Force reservists who did maintenance on C-123 aircraft used during the Vietnam war to spray the defoliant Agent Orange could have been exposed to harmful levels of dioxin even long after the conflict, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences said on Friday.

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Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong

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Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong

The Vinpearl One M ember Company Ltd Phu Quoc , owner of a recently-opened five-star resort on the country’s largest island Phu Quoc, has asked for permission to take up the rescue and care of Dugongs, a rare marine mammal species.

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Students learn to protect endangered doucs

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Students learn to protect endangered doucs

A nature conservation centre in Danang City has organised education trips for students to learn about wild animals in local forests, including the rare and endangered red-shanked douc langur, pygathrix nemaeus, of which only a few hundred still exist.

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Students learn to protect endangered doucs

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Students learn to protect endangered doucs

A nature conservation centre in Danang City has organised education trips for students to learn about wild animals in local forests, including the rare and endangered red-shanked douc langur, pygathrix nemaeus, of which only a few hundred still exist.

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Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

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Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

A Chinese man has been jailed for 13 years for buying and eating endangered tigers and making wine made out of their blood, local media reported.

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Elephants for sale in Zimbabwe, where parks are starved for funds

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Elephants for sale in Zimbabwe, where parks are starved for funds

Zimbabwe is considering the sale of as many as 62 live elephants to China, France and the United Arab Emirates because Hwange National Park, the country’s biggest game reserve, isn’t receiving adequate state funding.

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Tonnes of dead endangered sea turtles confiscated in Vietnam, again

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Tonnes of dead endangered sea turtles confiscated in Vietnam, again

Up to eight tonnes of dead endangered sea turtles have been seized in central Vietnam where over four tonnes of the same wildlife were confiscated a month ago.

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Rare turtle stuck in Hue fisherman's net

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Rare turtle stuck in Hue fisherman's net

A fisherman in central Thua Thien - Hue Province caught a rare green sea turtle on Wednesday.

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Giant fish sell like hot cakes in Ho Chi Minh City restaurants

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Giant fish sell like hot cakes in Ho Chi Minh City restaurants

A Siamese giant carp weighing 127kg was sold within three days at a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City at a costly price of three or four million Vietnamese dong (US$144-192) per kilogram.

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