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Primates face extinction in Vietnam

Primates face extinction in Vietnam

(VOV) -Like many other wild species in Vietnam, primates are on the verge of extinction due to illegal poaching, smuggling and habitat loss, an international symposium heard in Hanoi on August 12.

Gaur discovered in Quang Nam province

Gaur discovered in Quang Nam province

(VOV) - An adult male gaur (Bos gaurus) has been discovered wandering around the Sao La Nature Reserve buffer zone, and scientists plan to return him to the Nam Cat Tien Nature Reserve.

Bears face uncertain fate

Bears face uncertain fate

More than 100 bears at the Bear Rescue Centre were condemned to almost certain death until Animals Asia Foundation established a Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Dao national park, the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

Rare snub-nosed monkey population grows well

Rare snub-nosed monkey population grows well

The number of snub-nosed monkeys, an endangered species, in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has grown to over 100, said Hoang Van Tue, head of the management board of the Khau Ca Species and Habitat Conservation Centre.

‘Extinct’ plant reappears in Vietnam after a century

‘Extinct’ plant reappears in Vietnam after a century

Scientists have discovered a specimen of ‘nepenthes thorelii’, a tropical pitcher plant indigenous to Indochina, in the Lo Go-Xa Mat National Park in the southern province of Tay Ninh, after it was believed to be extinct for a century.

Rare bird spotted in Central Highlands

Rare bird spotted in Central Highlands

An endangered bird species, Mi Langbian (Crocias langbianbis), has just been confirmed to be living in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.

“Tiger Traffic” to be shown in Hanoi

"Tiger Traffic" to be shown in Hanoi

Documentary film “Tiger Traffic” will be screened in Hanoi on March 29 to publicize the ongoing fight against wildlife trafficking in Asia and spark discussion of solutions.