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    Scientists Created Fake Rhino Horn. But Should We Use It?

    Experts are divided over whether flooding the Asian market with convincing artificial rhino horn would help...

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    Thailand Shuttered a Notorious Tiger Zoo, but the Problem Has Only Gotten Worse

    Activists say Thailand’s tiger zoos amount to little more than farms, which produce animal parts for...

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    Trophy Hunter Seeks to Import Parts of Rare Rhino He Paid $400,000 to Kill

    The federal government is considered likely to approve a Michigan man’s application for the animal’s skin,...

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    Interpol Operation Seizes More Than 10,000 Animals in Anti-Trafficking Campaign

    The world police agency and local authorities recovered 30 big cats, thousands of live reptiles and...

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    Poachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants

    New data leave little doubt that the illegal ivory trade has reached the country, scientists say.

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    They’re Stealthy at Sea, but They Can’t Hide From the Albatross

    Researchers outfitted 169 seabirds with radar detectors to pinpoint vessels that had turned off their transponders.

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    New Origin Story for Gross Blobs That Wash Up on Beaches

    DNA evidence shows that jetsam ambergris comes from sperm whales.

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    China’s Ban on Wildlife Trade a Big Step, but Has Loopholes, Conservationists Say

    The coronavirus epidemic prompted China to permanently ban trade of wild animals as food, but not...

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    2 Rare White Giraffes Slaughtered by Poachers in Kenya

    The killing of a female and her calf leaves just one, a bull, out of a...

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    A Detective Pursued Rhino Poachers. Now He’s Dead.

    Lt.-Col. Leroy Bruwer, commander of a police unit in South Africa, was famed for investigating poachers...

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    Bought for a Song: An Indonesian Craze Puts Wild Birds at Risk

    Songbirds are being entered into high-stakes singing competitions across the country, and conservationists say protected species...