Taiwan pangolins to join Czech Republic zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City government has presented several Taiwanese pangolins to the Prague Zoological Garden to celebrate the friendship between the two cities. A formal sister...

Dead deer spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...

‘Frog Daddy’s’ breeding program at Taipei Zoo a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Conservationist Yang Jhih-ping (楊志平), nicknamed "Frog Daddy," has succeeded in preserving the poison dart frog at Taipei Zoo. Taipei Zoo imported three types ...

Post-war South Sudan tries to protect wildlife from poaching

BIRE KPATOUS GAME RESERVE, South Sudan (AP) — Charles Matthew secures his beret, slings a rifle over his shoulder and prepares a team for an overnight foot patrol in Bire Kpatous, one of South Sudan's...

Singapore Makes Record Seizure With China’s Help

Singapore announced on Monday its largest ever seizure of 9 tonnes of ivory from 300 elephants and almost 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales from up to 33,000 pangolins found in three containers disguised...

Smuggled animal products worth US$50 million seized in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singapore seized a record amount of smuggled tusks worth US$12.9 million (NT$400 million), and pangolin scales worth up to US$37.5 million, on Sunday (July 21), the Libert...

Singapore seizes tons of elephant tusks, pangolin scales

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore has seized about 12 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 2,000 of the endangered mammals and nearly 10 tons of elephant ivory. The National Parks Bo...

Interactive Exhibit Raises Awareness for Endangered Species

HONG KONG (Taiwan News) --A new art show called “Disappearing Species” highlights the plight of endangered species, focusing on Hong Kong SAR's destructive ecological footprint. The in...

New landmark opens at Taipei Zoo – the Pangolin Dome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eye-catching pavilion was recently added to Taipei Zoo -- the Pangolin Dome -- which since its opening on Tuesday (July 9) has become a hot topic among visitors to the ...

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam's biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3....

Singapore seizes 26 tons of pangolin scales

Singapore has seized around 26 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered species over five days, authorities said Wednesday. In the latest seizure, customs officials on Mon...

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NETANYAHU APPEARS HEADED TO RE-ELECTION It would be a his...

Singapore seizes more pangolin scales in week's 2nd bust

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore has seized 14 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 21,000 endangered mammals in the second such bust in less than a week. The scales, which were en ...

Hong Kong Legislator Urges Tougher Measures to Investigate Wildlife Crime

HONG KONG (WildAid)-With an increasing trend of major wildlife smuggling passing through Hong Kong and last week’s record seizure of rhino horn en route from South Africa to Malaysia, Hong Kong ...

Johannesburg wildlife clinic saves animals hurt in city

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At the edge of a sprawling Johannesburg suburb, a veterinary hospital is saving the lives of wildlife on the urban fringes. "I'd love to be in the bush, but I get...