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

Over 26 days in June, world law enforcement officers recovered dolphins and sharks, lion and tiger…

Poachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants

In September, conservationists in Botswana discovered 87 dead elephants, their faces hacked off and tusks missing.…

Endangered Vultures Killed in Botswana by Poachers’ Poison, Government Says

CAPE TOWN — More than 530 endangered vultures have been killed in northern Botswana after ingesting…

In War for ‘Bloodwood’ Prized in China, Thai Rangers Fight Tree Poachers

Thai forest rangers and recruits in Ta Phraya National Park. Ben C. Solomon/The New York Times…

Bengal Tigers May Not Survive Climate Change

NEW DELHI — Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the…

Q. AND A.: ‘Wild Animals Belong to All of Us’

This year marks the sixth anniversary of the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, South Africa’s predominantly female…

Seizure of 14 Tons of Pangolin Scales in Singapore Sets a Dismal Record

HONG KONG — Singapore has discovered more than 14 tons of pangolin scales in what conservation…

Rhino Poacher Killed by Elephant and Devoured by Lions, Officials Say

A man suspected of being a rhino poacher was killed last week by an elephant and…

This Tarantula Became a Scientific Celebrity. Was It Poached From the Wild?

In February, the Journal of the British Tarantula Society published a paper describing a new species…

Vietnam’s Empty Forests

Despite long and tragic wars with the Japanese, the French, the Chinese and the United States…

Man Arrested After Drugged Orangutan Is Found in Indonesian Airport

HONG KONG — Officers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali found a primate the size…

Senegal Dispatch: In Forlorn Park, Lion Cubs Play in Traffic and Elephant Dung Is Met With Delight

NIOKOLO RANGER OUTPOST, Senegal — The nighttime horizon glowed red from fires started by poachers. In…

Tanzania Convicts ‘Ivory Queen’ for Trafficking Elephant Tusks

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — A Tanzanian court on Tuesday sentenced a Chinese businesswoman known as…