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Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames government for deaths of rescued tigers

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's much-criticised Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its tigers seized by authorities in 2016, denying official accounts that the big cats died from inbreeding and disease.

Vietnam seizes 125kg of rhino horn

Hanoi: Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found encased in plaster at an airport in the Vietnamese capital, said the authorities, as the country tries to crack down on sophisticated wildlife smuggling Routes.

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case in Southeast Asia.

Wildlife traffickers use Facebook, Instagram to find black-market buyers

Ali Ahamed’s black satchel was overflowing with turtles, their tiny heads poking out. Just a few feet away, on the hotel room floor, roughly 20 larger turtles with dark brown shells were removed from black suitcases and flipped onto their backs to keep them from crawling under the couch.

Sabah goes all out to stop poaching

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has begun an all-out effort to eradicate poaching and wildlife trafficking with more enforcement on the ground.

Sabah's anti-poaching efforts boosted with RM4mil donation

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Forestry Department's special "Protect Team" – aimed at wiping out poachers and traffickers threatening the state's iconic wildlife species – has been given a boost with an RM4mil donation from the Sime Darby Foundation.