China’s ‘Rhino Horn Farming’ Scheme: More Disturbing Details

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Published on: October 21, 2013
China’s ‘Rhino Horn Farming’ Scheme: More Disturbing Details (via Annamiticus)

The peculiar case of the rhinos exported from South Africa to China continues to unravel with reports that some of the rhinos destined for Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming did not survive the journey. Marketing manager for Yunnan Wild Animal Park (…


Ivory Destruction: Beyond Burning

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Published on: October 7, 2013
Ivory Destruction: Beyond Burning (via Annamiticus)

On October 8, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to crush its stockpile of elephant ivory consisting of 5.4 tons of whole tusks and small carvings — items that have been seized or abandoned to the US government over the last 20 years.…


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