News tagged with pet trade

Florida fights stucco-eating African snails

An epic battle is raging in South Florida: man against snail. The state is struggling to contain an invasion of the giant African land snail, a species that thrives in hot and wet tropical climates. These gooey and destructive ...

dateMay 13, 2013 in Ecology
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Pet bears to be returned to wild in Vietnam

Seven Asiatic black bears kept as pets in small cages will be prepared for a return to the wild in Vietnam after their owner decided they were too big for captivity, an official said Monday.

dateMar 05, 2012 in Ecology
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Expo shows illegal pet trade rampant in Indonesia

(AP) -- The most threatened tortoise in the world is being sold openly at a plant and animal exposition in the heart of Indonesia's capital, highlighting concerns about the rampant - and growing - illegal ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Ecology
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