Tag wildlife
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

Cambodia rescues half ton of smuggled tortoises, pythons

Cambodian authorities rescued more than half a tonne of live tortoises and pythons stolen by smugglers, a forestry official said Tuesday.

World tiger count rises for first time in 100 years

The number of wild tigers across the globe has increased for the first time in more than a century thanks to improved conservation efforts, wildlife groups said on Monday.

Rare birds caught snoozing inside male passenger’s trousers at airport

Customs officials at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City stopped an outbound passenger traveling to Taiwan on April 11 to find birds strung up inside his trouser legs.
April 13, 2016 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Police seize 4 frozen tiger cubs, arrest one

Police in the northern Nam Dinh province have arrested a man while he was delivering four frozen tiger cubs to a buyer for a price of VND8 million ($359).
May 11, 2016 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Arrow star goes on fighting for rhinos in Vietnam

Paul Blackthorne, an American TV series star has headed to Vietnam since May 19 on a campaign to promote awareness about rhino conservation in a country which consumes up to 90 percent of rhinos poached from Africa.
June 01, 2016 | 06:14 pm GMT+7

Singapore destroys tons of illegal ivory

Singapore on Monday crushed and burnt almost eight tones of ivory confiscated over two years to try to deter smugglers as activists called for tighter enforcement.
June 13, 2016 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Police rescues endangered loris thanks to Facebook advert

Police in Hanoi rescued a shipment of wild animals on June 14 following a loris-for-sale Facebook advertisement.
June 15, 2016 | 07:39 pm GMT+7

Rescuers struggle to save beached whales in Indonesia

Indonesian rescuers worked on Thursday to save a pod of beached whales that got trapped in a mangrove swamp at low tide, fisheries officials said.
June 16, 2016 | 06:18 pm GMT+7

Endangered pangolins rescued as police bust smugglers in northern Vietnam

Police in Vietnam's northern province of Ninh Binh yesterday successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle a group of rare pangolins from Hue to the north where they were to be sold.
June 21, 2016 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

WWF calls for crack down on 'tiger farms'

The World Wildlife Fund on Thursday urged Asian states to investigate all tiger breeding centers and crack down on any involved in black-market animal trade.
July 30, 2016 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Conservationists cringe at wildlife farming in Vietnam

Say it is fueling consumption rather than protecting endangered species. 
August 03, 2016 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Cambodia seizes 600 kilograms of ivory from Africa

The illegal ivory was found in a container packed with corn that had languished unclaimed at a port for two years.
August 08, 2016 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Grey seals make rare appearance in southern Vietnam

The seals, which mainly live in cold parts of the world, seem to be taking a tropical break.
August 17, 2016 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Giant pandas no longer 'endangered'

The status of giant panda changed from "endangered" to "vulnerable".
September 05, 2016 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

Eco-friendly stoves to protect world’s rarest ape in Vietnam

If people don't stop chopping down trees for firewood, the eastern black crested gibbon will disappear off the face of the planet.
September 16, 2016 | 02:21 pm GMT+7
go to top