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China villager detained over shooting death of wild elephant

A villager in southwest China's Yunnan Province was detained for killing a pregnant wild Asian elephant that intruded into his home, the local government said Tuesday.

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Panda center facing scrutiny

Questions have been raised about the Shaanxi Rare Wildlife Rescue and Breeding Research Center in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, which has been earning money by displaying rescued pandas - some of which later became sick and died.

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Two jailed for killing endangered donkey in Tibet

Two men received jail sentences after being convicted of killing a Kiang, a highly endangered Tibetan wild donkey in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

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Monks guard endangered wildlife on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

On the snowy mountains of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, it has become common for flocks of bharals to deny their shy nature by carrying on roaming when saffron-robed figures come close. It speaks volumes about how comfortable the endangered animals have become with the monks who have taken to protecting them.

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China to jail eaters of rare wild animals

China's top legislature on Thursday passed an interpretation of the Criminal Law which will put eaters of rare wild animals in jail.

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Suspected Siberian tiger body seized in China

Police in east China on Wednesday seized the body of an animal suspected to be a Siberian tiger as it was being loaded onto an SUV by two suspects.

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Artificial intervention hindering panda survival

More research on the release of captive-bred pandas into the wild is needed as artificial intervention is hindering their chances of survival.

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