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Top Brazilian award for Qatar's Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

Top Brazilian award for Qatar's Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

The Brazilian government, through its embassy in Doha, has awarded the Order of Rio Branco to Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation on Sunday for helping preserve, breed, and save the Brazilian ‘little blue macaw’ ...

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard was sentenced to 16 months in jail on other charges Tuesday but allowed to go free pending an appeal, in a case that has caused an outcry in a country ...

Vietnam seizes nearly a ton of pangolin scales, ivory

Vietnam seizes nearly a ton of pangolin scales, ivory

Vietnam has seized around a ton of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside airline cargo packages, state media reported, as the country struggles to rein in wildlife smuggling across its borders.

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.

Tenth rhino dead in Kenya after disastrous transfer

Tenth rhino dead in Kenya after disastrous transfer

The one surviving animal from last month's attempt to transfer 11 rhinos from Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East is in a critical condition.

Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead on Borneo

Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead on Borneo

The male elephant, believed to be about four years old, was found on Monday by the side of a road in the state of Sabah, on the Malaysian part of Borneo.

Kenya launches investigation into rhino deaths

Kenya launches investigation into rhino deaths

A total of nine rhinos died, Tourism Minister Najib Balala said, raising the toll from the eight reported on Friday.

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

The 60-year old crocodile is the biggest ever removed from the Katherine River in the remote Northern Territory.

Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

There has been increasing concern over the amount of rubbish in Hong Kong waters which washes up on its numerous beaches. Authorities and environmentalists have pointed the finger at southern mainland China as the source.

Poachers shoot dead three rhinos inside Kenyan sanctuary

Poachers shoot dead three rhinos inside Kenyan sanctuary

Poachers have shot dead three critically endangered black rhinos in a specially-protected sanctuary in northern Kenya, the wildlife service said on Thursday.

Singapore Zoo's last polar bear put down on 'humane grounds'

Singapore Zoo's last polar bear put down on 'humane grounds'

The decision came after a medical exam showed that despite intensive medical treatment and close monitoring over the last month, the bear's health was deteriorating swiftly.

Salman Khan gets five years jail for killing antelopes

Salman Khan gets five years jail for killing antelopes

Salman Khan, who denied poaching the rare antelopes known as black bucks in 1998, can still appeal his conviction for a crime that has gripped celebrity-obsessed India for decades