Tag: "Poaching"

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3000 Wild Apes forced to Caged Existence Every Year

Almost 3000 wild apes are hunted, captured or killed each year says a new UN report released on Monday. The report shows yet another cruel face of the growing illegal wildlife trade.

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Craze for Rhino Horns Grips Vietnam

Vietnamese people have suddenly grown fond of the Rhino horn. And the obsession is such that the horn of the endangered species is selling more than some illegal drugs in that country.

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Gentle Giant Hunting Part of Tourist Safari Adventure

A new safari adventure is making waves with animal lovers all over the world and its not because it supports conservation of wildlife. Giraffe hunting is fast becoming the new ‘adventure’ and sportsmen are paying big bucks to kill one of these amazing creatures.

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Hope for Vietnam’s Bears

One look at the 14 new residents of the Moon Bear rescue centre in the Tam Dao National Park and one can understand they have recently witnessed extreme trauma. Held captive in one of Vietnam’s many bear farms, the animals would have ended dead and without bile if not for a change of heart of the farm owner.

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With Help Asian Tigers Could Triple

The Asian tiger populations have been dropping dangerously low, putting the big cat on the endangered species list. With global help, however, their numbers could easily triple one report shows.