Pangolins are being poached to extinction to supply INEFFECTIVE traditional Chinese medicine

Pangolins are mercilessly persecuted and brutally killed for the scales to service the Chinese traditional medicine market

Here are some facts about the gradual extinction of the pangolin. It is a gruesome, unhappy story of human excess and superstition. For me, it is an example of complete madness in the human character but perhaps I am alone in that thought. Pangolin scales …

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Bull shark bit off his right hand and leg and he now wants to save sharks from extinction

Diver whose hand and leg were bitten off by a bull shark wants to save them

Australian Paul de Gelder is a former Navy bomb disposal diver. He said: “[I] had my life changed in a very violent, painful and dramatic way.” He lives in California and was training in Sydney Harbour in February 2009 when he was attacked by a …

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Surge in rhino killings to supply the Asian traditional medicine market

Rhino SA

NEWS AND COMMENT-SOUTH AFRICA: The Times has a shocking report today. It seems that the citizens of Asia want to slaughter all the rhinos in South Africa to feed their ridiculous traditional medicine market. They believe the rhino horn has medicinal qualities when actually it …

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Two thirds of Kruger National Park’s rhinos have been lost to poaching in 10 years

Rhino Kruger NP

COMMENT AND NEWS: The information is shocking. It is a severe indictment of the lack of commitment to conservation by the South African government. The Times reports from Cape Town that Kruger National Park is the home to the world’s largest concentration of rhinoceroses. However, …

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