These solid orange lumps are found in the guts of dead cattle. And thanks to a boom in alternative medicine, they're worth their weight in gold.
Pseudoscientific beliefs of local forest communities in India are killing animals including tigers, sloth bears and wild boars.
Chinese officials recently reversed a ban on the sale of tiger and rhino parts for medical or cultural use—a move that some say may accelerate the extinction of two critically endangered species.
A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
I’m in China testing out one of its most ancient aphrodisiacs: bull penis soup. I ventured to one of the few shops that serve it in Hangzhou to see if it lives up to his medicinal hype.
Thai authorities found 40 tiger cub carcasses in a freezer at a Buddhist temple that is being investigated for suspected links to wildlife trafficking and abuse.
American-grown ginseng is prized in China, routinely fetching as much as $9,000 per pound. But much of the "American" root might actually be fraudulently labeled Chinese ginseng.
A wealthy Chinese businessman faces 13 years in jail after being caught slaughtering endangered wild tigers, then sharing the spoils—meat, bones, and blood—with a group of 15 high-paying clients. But the gruesome incident is just the latest in a long...
Just when greater protection of endangered species is needed, say conservationists, China is potentially rolling back its prohibition on products made from tigers.
Hong Kong's favorite specialty food item—priced at thousands of dollars per pound—is a creepy, almost flavorless fungus that zombifies caterpillars and then grows out of their brains.
The Namibian government is attempting drastic measures after 14 animals have been killed so far in 2014. It hopes that by selling the horn legally black market sales will collapse.