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Apr 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Tim Wall
Poaching doesn't attract the same public outcry as wild predators do, according to conservation officials. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Undercover video footage shows workers cutting up the large dotted back fins of whale sharks.
Jan 21, 2014 01:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
Jan 6, 2014 09:45 AM ET // AFP
The first ever public destruction of ivory in China aims to shed the country's image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks.
Nov 20, 2013 03:19 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists hoping to record elephant vocalizations instead captured the precise moment when an elephant was shot and killed by ivory poachers in Central Africa. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
In a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.
Sep 12, 2013 11:46 AM ET // Gayathri Vaidyanathan
The United States has listed the southern white rhinoceros as ‘threatened’ under the Endangered Species Act. Continue reading →