Wildlife Poaching News
Man pleads guilty to smuggling tiger cub into US from Mexico
A man who smuggled a Bengal tiger cub into California from Mexico has pleaded guilty to federal charges
Does hunting elephants help conserve the species?
The Trump administration had planned to start accepting permits Friday for hunters to bring trophies from elephants hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia into the United States, saying that new information shows that the practice of trophy hunting actually helps the survival of the endangered species in
Trump to keep ban on big game trophies for now
The president said his administration's plan to reverse the ban was on hold so he could "review all conservation facts."
Celebrities lash out at Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies
The Trump administration's move to reverse a ban on elephant trophies has elicited strong reactions all over social media, including a number of celebrities invested in preservation. The government is likely to overturn a ban on hunters bringing trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and
Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa
The Trump administration plans to allow hunters to import trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States, reversing a ban put in place by the Obama administration in 2014, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed to ABC News today. Even though
Rhino 911 faces risks to save the lives of animals in South Africa: Part 1
The nonprofit's members are taking on possible ISIS threats and dehorning critics as they try to save rhinoceroses.
American man tries to save rhinoceroses in South Africa
Three white rhinos are killed every day by poachers who want their horns for profit.
Nonprofit works with veterinarians and farmers to protect rhinos from poachers in South Africa
It may seem like a jarring scene -- a rhinoceros , sedated, as veterinary staff saw off its horn -- but this is now becoming increasingly common across South Africa as farmers and others desperately try to save the animals from extinction. "It's the lesser of two evils. Do you leave the horn and
More than a ton of ivory crushed in Central Park to protest illegal trade
In an ongoing group effort to combat the illegal ivory trade, more than a ton of ivory was crushed in Central Park on Thursday. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation [DEC] partnered with some of the world's most prominent public and private wildlife conservation groups to