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January 2, 2017 2:37 AM Sabah elephants killed for tusks

Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) and Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) teams are deeply saddened by the killing of two wild bull elephants by poachers near Segama River, Kawag Forest Reserve. A first bull was found on 27 Dec 2016 in the middle of an estate bordering Kawag Forest Reserve while the second bull, a gorgeous sabre-tusked bull called Sabre, was earlier 11

January 1, 2017 3:15 PM 2 rare elephant species killed for ivory in Central Sabah

Sabre and another large bull are killed by poachers for ivory, with both carcasses found 1,500m from each other, says authorities. LAHAD DATU: Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) and Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) teams are deeply saddened by the killing of two wild bull elephants by poachers near Segama River, Kawag Forest Reserve. A first bull was found on Dec 27 last year in the middle 57

December 28, 2016 10:37 AM Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City: Joyful and triumphant in the Kop

Liverpool’s 4-1 victory over Stoke City at Anfield provided supporters with the perfect late Christmas present, Jeff Goulding writes. It’s that weird hinterland before the New Year. It feels like Christmas, but it’s not really, if you know what I mean. The fake plastic trees are still up, decked out with tinsel and baubles, but a return to work beckons 21

December 24, 2016 10:00 AM Conflict in Africa blocking efforts to save giraffes

Selma saunters on her stilt-like legs, batting thick lashes as she extends a blackish tongue -- as long as an arm -- to grab pellets offered by an awed tourist. Her pregnancy is good news for one of the rarest giraffe species, protected at the Giraffe Centre in the Kenyan capital, but experts warn the outlook for the rest of the world's tallest land mammals 105

December 19, 2016 3:49 PM 163 new species discovered in Southeast Asia: WWF

New lizards, bat and plants included in the scientific discoveries A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the area, from dams to mines, was threatening wildlife survival. The discoveries 89

December 19, 2016 3:05 PM Treasure Trove of Newly Discovered Species Includes a Newt That Looks Like a Klingon

Biologists working in the Greater Mekong area have identified a staggering 163 new species, including a horned lizard, a rainbow-headed snake dubbed “Ziggy Stardust,” and a newt that looks like a Klingon from Star Trek. Each year, scientists comb the jungles, swamps, and caves of the Greater Mekong in search of new plants and animals. In 2015, over 160 new species 161 1

September 15, 2016 12:04 AM World Digest: Sept. 14, 2016

A former Guantanamo prisoner on a hunger strike slipped into a coma Wednesday, said a doctor in Uruguay, where the ex-detainee was taken in as a refugee nearly two years ago but has been demanding to move elsewhere to reunite with his family. Abu Wa’el Dhiab was unconscious and extremely dehydrated when paramedics arrived at the apartment where he is staying 16

August 17, 2016 2:40 PM Australian zoo celebrates birth of one of world's rarest monkeys

REUTERS: Peeping out from her mother's arms, Embe, a Francois' Langur, makes her debut at Sydney's Taronga Zoo where she was born on July 21, in what conservationists hailed as great news for one of the world's rarest species of monkey. Embe, the Vietnamese word for "baby" in honor of her southeast Asian heritage, was born with bright orange hair, a color 4

August 14, 2016 1:27 PM A fascinating elephant story

KUALA LUMPUR: The J. C. Jacobsen Foundation, formed in 2014 by Carlsberg in Malaysia, adopted three Pahang-born elephants currently in the National Zoo. "Elephants are close to our hearts here at Carlsberg. To Carl Jacobsen, elephants symbolised strength and faithfulness. Carl Jacobsen, son of Carlsberg founder J. C. Jacobsen, was so fascinated with elephants 28

August 14, 2016 12:04 PM Baby Elephant’s Death a Grim Reminder of Lack of Wilderness

In this week’s crime blotter: Elephant calf chews on a firecrackers, bear parts seized, and police nab a suspected tiger poacher. A baby elephant died in June in India after chewing on a firecracker meant to keep wild animals away from a farm. A three-year-old Asian elephant made a tragic mistake. Last month it strayed onto a farm Tamil Nadu, a state 29