China Just Cloned a Bunch of Monkeys to Have These Disorders

The scientists say this could be a breakthrough for humans with sleep problems, but I’m not so sure. In case you were waiting for scientists to clone monkeys to have weird disorders, wait no more. The time is nigh. Chinese scientists just cloned a bunch of monkeys. They also genetically modified their genes, giving the […]

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POLL: Should China impose strict regulations on bird poaching?

Bird poaching – for meat or for the pet trade – has become a silent epidemic across China, resulting in the deaths of tens of thousands of migratory birds each year. Gu Xuan, a young conservationist, is determined to break this cycle of death and destruction, and set the birds free. This video was first […]

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POLL: Should China’s shameful tiger farms be closed down?

Huddled in filthy cages and starved to the extent their fur is hanging off their jutting bones, these once majestic creatures are mercilessly being killed to decorate the homes of the elite, while their bones are ground down to make “tonic” wines. As few as 3,500 tigers survive in the wild, yet more than 5,000 […]

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Shocking Investigation Exposes the Black Market for Jaguars

Jaguars in South America are already facing a number of threats to their survival, but poaching as one of them has largely gone under the radar until now. An undercover investigation conducted by World Animal Protection in Suriname has offered a more disturbing glimpse into how these trafficking operations work, and what’s happening to jaguars […]

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Visitors to China Zoo Kill Kangaroo That Wouldn’t Jump

Some really despicable visitors to the Fuzhou Zoo in China last month were unhappy with the inactive kangaroos that were resting inside their enclosure. The group wanted to see those kangaroos jump, so they began pelting them with bricks and chunks of concrete. When zoo employees saw what was happening, they didn’t escort these abusers […]

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Jaguars killed for fangs to supply growing Chinese medicine trade

Conservationists who have uncovered a growing illegal trade in jaguar fangs in South America are linking it to Chinese construction projects that could be threatening wildlife globally. Experts say major Chinese power plant, road and rail works in developing nations are key stimulants of illicit trade in the skins, bones and horns of endangered animals. […]

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Land reclamation threatens extremely rare spoon-billed sandpipers in China

One of the world’s rarest birds — the tiny spoon-billed sandpiper— could soon lose a critical habitat to land reclamation projects, warns a new report by Greenpeace. Every year, the reddish-brown spoon-billed sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus) makes a 5,000-mile long journey, flying from its breeding grounds in Arctic Russia to its wintering sites in places like […]

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POLL: Should the export of young elephants to Chinese zoos be banned?

After being taken from her family and the only life she’s ever known, a young female elephant estimated to be just five years old is loaded onto a truck, while men repeatedly kick her in the head, hit her and pull her by a rope as they try to get her to move back. Her […]

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