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Wild monkeys turn scavengers in Da Nang peninsula

In Da Nang’s Son Tra Peninsula, monkeys are foraging trash dumps for food, exposing themselves to diseases, experts warn.

Treated as food and pet, Asian water dragon endangered in Vietnam

The Asian water dragon has been hunted and caught in such large numbers in Vietnam, endangering it, that scientists are calling for its protection.

125 kilograms of rhino horns seized at Hanoi airport

Hanoi customs said Sunday they’d seized 55 rhino horns weighing 125 kilograms in plaster blocks sent from the United Arab Emirates.
July 29, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Seven frozen tiger carcasses seized from trafficking gang in Hanoi

Three men were detained Thursday in Hanoi for allegedly trafficking seven frozen tiger carcasses from Laos to Vietnam.
July 26, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Gaur dies of old age in Vietnam nature reserve

A gaur weighing around 800 kilograms was found dead on Tuesday at the Dong Nai Culture and Nature Reserve in southern Vietnam.
July 24, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam tourist park hands over captive moon bears to sanctuary

A tourism park in Nha Trang on Tuesday transferred to a rescue center four moon bears it had been holding in captivity.
June 26, 2019 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Hundreds of snakes rescued from being smuggled to China

Lang Son police released 81 kilos of snakes back into the wild on Thursday, rescuing them from being smuggled into China.
June 22, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Six tons of pangolin scales seized in southern Vietnam

100 bags with six tons of pangolin scales were found hidden in two containers labeled dry cashew nuts shipped from Nigeria on Thursday.
May 24, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Two endangered king cobras to be released back to the wild in Vietnam

Wildlife experts are considering returning a pair of king cobras to Cam Mountain in An Giang Province well away from human habitation.
May 21, 2019 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Eight tons of smuggled pangolin scales seized in Vietnam port

An 8-ton shipment of pangolin scales was seized at the northern Hai Phong port in March, the city’s customs department said this week.
May 16, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi circus hands over baby bears after audience complaints

Two one-year-old bears have been freed from performing for the Hanoi Central Circus after complaints from local and foreign viewers.
April 26, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: report

Last year humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the fourth largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers reported Thursday.
April 25, 2019 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Southeast Asia and nabbed two suspects.
April 15, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Singapore makes second huge seizure of pangolin scales bound for Vietnam

Singapore intercepted a second shipping container packed full of pangolin scales destined for Vietnam in less than a week.
April 10, 2019 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Sarus cranes visit Vietnam early this year

The endangered birds are flocking to Kien Giang Province, 20 km from their habitat in Cambodia.
March 26, 2019 | 05:01 pm GMT+7
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