The trio said they had shot the creatures in a forest in Khanh Hoa.
He also has to pay a fine of VND50 million for his crime
Researchers found some of the genes inherited from these extinct species were beneficial for our species
The vulnerable species is frequently hunted in Southeast Asia
Images of endangered species are projected onto the Empire State building to raise awareness.
Many species native to the limestone hills in Kien Giang are facing the risk of extinction
Homo naledi, a newly discovered ancient species related to humans, appears to have buried its dead.
The number is up from seven in 2008, due to hunting and habitat loss
Ta Dung is also home to over 574 species of animal and more than 14,000 floral species
The New World pioneers of our species inched along a Pacific coastline probably some 15,000 years ago
More than 50 percent of the species available in the city's traditional restaurant tanks were from "highly unsustainable" sources.
"If we don't act soon, there will only be tiny remnants of wilderness around the planet, and this is a disaster...