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India Probes “Shocking” Deaths of Rare Rhinos

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials are investigating the brutal killings of rare rhinos at a flooded national park in eastern India. Authorities say poachers have shot and dehorned four rhinos in the past two days, killing three of them, at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam state. In one attack Wednesday, poachers shot the rhino, then cut off […]

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Hundreds of Wild Animals Rescued in Malaysia

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian authorities have rescued about 450 snakes and turtles that were headed to Thailand to become culinary dishes. Celescoriano Razond, a high-ranking Malaysian wildlife official, says the animals were discovered during a raid on a house Thursday in northern Kedah state near the shared border with Thailand. Among the animals rescued were 302 cobras and […]

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