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GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana said on Friday it had received test results from samples sent to Zimbabwe to determine the cause of death of hundreds of elephants but is waiting for more results from South Africa next week before sharing findings with the public.
VIENNA (Reuters) - The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, a U.N. report on wildlife crime based on four years' data said on Friday.
SERONGA, Botswana (Reuters) - Botswana wildlife officials investigating hundreds of unexplained elephant deaths have verified six more carcasses and say it is still not clear what is killing the animals, around two months after the first bodies were spotted.
KOTA KINABALU: A conservation group has given its full support for harsher sentencing against wildlife crimes in Sabah as reflected in a recent case which saw an online trader sentenced to jail for possession of 20 turtle eggs.
PETALING JAYA: One of the world’s largest and rarest pheasants have been spotted in Malaysia after it was last seen in the 1990s.
GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana's top wildlife vet on Friday dismissed accusations from some conservationists that the government had not moved quickly enough to investigate the unexplained deaths of least 275 elephants.
GABORONE (Reuters) - The number of elephants found dead in Botswana's Okavango Panhandle has risen to 275 from 154 reported two weeks ago, the government said on Thursday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A rare Javan rhinoceros has been captured on camera gleefully rolling around in the khaki, tropical waters of a national park, on the westernmost tip of Indonesia's Java island.
MABARHULE, South Africa (Reuters) - When Khimbini Hlongwane spent most of his small safari tour company's savings on the deposit for a new minibus in February, it seemed like a safe bet.
PILANESBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa has dehorned dozens of rhinos in three popular game parks, aiming to prevent armed poachers taking advantage of the post-COVID-19 crash in tourism to kill them for their horns.