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Unfair trade: A week in the world of illegal wildlife trafficking

Illegal trade in endangered species continues to grow around the world. How big is the problem? Here are 10 major cases that have hit the media in just the past week:Six pallets containing 765 kilograms of elephant tusks worth an estimated $1.2 million were seized in Thailand July 13...

July 20, 2010 — John Platt

Slender hope: A tiny primate is rediscovered after 65 years

After a 65-year disappearance, the mysterious Horton Plains slender loris ( Loris tardigradus nycticeboides ) has been photographed for the first time, reports the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).The tiny primate appeared to have gone extinct in 1939 after its Sri Lankan forest habitats were clear-cut to create tea plantations...

July 19, 2010 — John Platt
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