On October 17, 2023,Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in cooperation with the police of Hoa Thanh town, Tay Ninh province release twenty three endangered wildlife to Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park in Tay Ninh province. Includes nine King Cobras (Ophiophagus Hannah), two Sunda Pangolins (Manis javanica), one Bengal Monitor (Varanus bengalensis), ten Yellow- headed Temple Turtles (Heiremys annandalei) and one Malayan Snail Eating Turtle (Malayemys subtrijuga).
Photo 1: Off load wildlife from vehicle at Lo Go National
On this release wildlife, there are 12 endangered wildlife under protection of IB Decree : 84/2021/ND-CP dated 22nd September, 2021 of the Government of Vietnam, which are King Cobra, Bengal Monitor and Sunda Pangolin . These wildlife were confiscated by the Police of Hoa Thanh town, police of Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province, and Tien Giang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development from illegal wildlife trade, and then transferred Dau Tieng Wildlife Conservation Station. Before the release, the wildlife was checked by WAR’s veterinarian to ensure a sufficient condition in health.
Thank you, The Greater Good Charities has given a hand caring some of these wildlife during their time at our conservation facility, Dau Tieng Wildlife Conservation Station.
We appreciated a coordination and enthusiastic support of “Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park and the police of Hoa Thanh town, Tay Ninh province” on the release.
Photo/WAR/Le Xuan Lam