State prosecutors are investigating the deaths of "various species of wildlife" there
Experts warned, however, that the good news for pandas could be short-lived.
Fauna & Flora International found about 40 individuals in northern Vietnam, called for urgent conservation action
The poacher was caught red-handed but prosecutors do not think there is a case
Upstream dams on the Mekong and excessive sand mining have been blamed for the dire situation
The species is discovered in northern Vietnam and Thailand
Four border guard officers and a customs official have been suspended pending the investigation.
"This is not just a fight to save one endangered species. It is a fight to save what it represents.”
They are slow swimmers and are nearly blind, but are capable hunters, eating fish, marine mammals and carrion
"Everyone is on their own unique planet and from there, they start their own unique journey ... (18 quintillion planets) is a huge...
A herd of six elephants is too small and difficult to be spotted in a forest while the animals have become...
Not all the new ones are readily accessible, but those that are happen to be downright stunning.
They were being transported to customers, including restaurants in Hanoi.
The findings were "potentially good news" by pointing to ways that fish can adapt to acidification.
They were about 15 days old and were likely trafficked from Vietnam