Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are making sure dog owners pay extra attention to their pets or risk impoundment and euthanasia of the animals, according to an update to the city’s veterinary regulations.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese cattlemen have requested the Vientiane Cattle Breeding and Entrepreneurs Association to supply up to 400 head of cattle per day to meet the increasing consumer demand for beef.
Authorities of Hanoi are proactively controlling trade, transportation and slaughter of poultry in the city as the risk of H7N9 avian influenza outbreaks in animals and humans is high.
Sixty-three civets, a protected species in Vietnam, have been saved by police in northern Vietnam when they were being smuggled to restaurants and slaughterhouses.
Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden, which celebrated its 150thanniversary last year, is making plans to exchange animals with three other zoos across Vietnam, in an attempt to diversify its collection.
After years of delay reportedly due to a lack of funding, Ho Chi Minh City’s safari park project has been handed over to real estate giant Vingroup, also the developer of the country’s first safari park in the southern island of Phu Quoc.
VOV.VN -Many islands around the globe derive their name from geographical formations, birds, sea creatures, holidays or other animals. Following are eight of the more popular animal named islands located in Vietnam.
Approximately 100 artefacts related to traditional sacred animals will be on display at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi from October 28 – February 2016.
(VOV) - Located about 46km from the central province of Thanh Hoa, Ben En National Park is an attractive eco-tourism destination which is likened to ‘Ha Long Bay on land’.
Seventy new species of plants and animals were discovered in Vietnam in 2014, including color-changing thorny frogs, fanged bats, and the world’s second-longest insect (Phryganistria heusii yentuensis), according to a newly released report of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
An art exhibition, dubbed ‘A Transformative Disguise’ by Le Hoang Bich Phuong, a young artist from Ho Chi Minh City, will be held at the Japan Foundation Centre (JPF) in Hanoi from June 28-July 27.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap held a forum on national conservation on May 21-22, coinciding with its reception of a certificate recognizing Tram Chim (bird sanctuary) National Park as a Ramsar site of Wetlands of International Importance.