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Spain’s endangered Iberian lynx brought back from brink of extinction

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Spain’s endangered Iberian lynx brought back from brink of extinction

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Ten years ago the Iberian lynx was nearing extinction but today, thanks to an imaginative conservation programme that has brought hunters, farmers and the tourist industry under its wing, its numbers have tripled ...

Chinese police rescue 3,600 crocodiles

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Chinese police rescue 3,600 crocodiles

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Three arrested after police tipped off about animals thought to have been bound for restaurants to become exotic dishes Chinese police have rescued 3,600 smuggled crocodiles they believe were en route to dining tab...

China Begins Sending Captive Pandas Into the Wild

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China Begins Sending Captive Pandas Into the Wild

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China has begun sending giant pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in southwestern Sichuan province, as part of a push to rebuild a depleted panda population in a natural habitat. Officials and panda re...

‘Asian unicorn’ to get new Vietnam nature reserve

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‘Asian unicorn’ to get new Vietnam nature reserve

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Vietnam is setting up a nature reserve to protect one of the world's rarest animals - an antelope-like creature called the saola. It intends to create a 160sq/km (61 sq/mile) area in the central province of Qu...

China reaches panda ‘target’ number

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China reaches panda ‘target’ number

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China says it has perfected the difficult task of getting giant pandas to reproduce in captivity, a step closer to reintroducing the bears into the wild. Scientists at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center h...

A retired British couple have been released by Somali pirates after being held captive for more than a year.

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A retired British couple have been released by Somali pirates after being held captive for more than a year.

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Paul, 60, and Rachel Chandler, 56, from Kent, were seized from their yacht near the Seychelles in October 2009. Mrs Chandler said: "I'm enjoying being free". The couple said they were fine, but will undergo medical...