December 3, 2020, (Education For Nature Vietnam Press Release) an ENV sting operation has resulted in the confiscation of six Asian small-clawed otter pups and the arrest of the wildlife trafficker!Congratulations again ENV! The police kindly filmed the young otters. ENV thanks everyone who has donated for enabling rescues like this! And offers special thanks […]ENV Sting Rescues Otter Family — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye
Tigers have become extinct in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos in the past 15 years due to poaching for trophies, capture or exotic dining. Habit loss plays a part, too!
A hundred years ago, there were about 100,000 tigers in Asia, now down to an estimated 3900 in the wild. British overlords took tens of thousands, hunting them from elephants, in colonial times in the earlier part of the twentieth century.
Thomas Gray, science director with conservation group Wildlife Alliance, which operates in Cambodia, says that snares — simple traps made of wire and rope — have become the single biggest threat to ground-dwelling animals in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos over the last decade. But the tragic thing about snares, says Gray, is that “they take […]