Don't mess with the animal kingdom.
Dark web users are cool with drugs, not so cool with tiger cubs.
“We want to send a message to poachers that they will not get much if they come to Zimbabwe.”
South Africa saw a drop in the number of rhinos killed in 2015, but a record number of the animals were slaughtered in Namibia and Zimbabwe, primarily to satisfy Asian demand for rhino horn.
After authorities in neighboring Mozambique caught the man with 10 pounds of rhino horn stuffed into his embassy's diplomatic bag, he was forced to head back to North Korea.
The illegal trade in lion bones is on the rise, warn conservation groups, which say it may be replacing the market for the ones used to make folk remedies like tiger bone wine.
The proposal is expensive and likely ineffective.
Some scientists are skeptical of a plan to flood the market with fake horns.
The African nation with the most rhinos saw another record-shattering poaching season.
Rare animals are widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for supposed health benefits, and are also consumed as a mark of status.
China's growing disillusion with shark fins is likely to have an impact on shark populations.
It's a smart plan, but is it the panacea some have billed it to be?