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Dog attacks on mountain tapirs highlight a growing threat to endangered wildlife

Phys Dot Org 17 Apr 2024
Researchers who captured footage of dog attacks on endangered mountain tapirs in Colombia are calling for action to protect threatened wildlife ... Colombia, Neotropical Biology and Conservation (2024).
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One of Colombia’s largest estuary ecosystems is drying up, communities warn

Mongabay 10 Apr 2024
NUEVA VENECIA, ColombiaSandra Milena Manjarez puts two plates of bright yellow rice topped with liza — a finger-sized mullet fish similar to a sardine — on the white plastic table on her porch.
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Miami Vegetarian Restaurant Flora Plant Kitchen Opens

Miami New Times 02 Apr 2024
"We drew our inspiration from our travels to Colombia and Mexico, where we were captivated by the local ingredients, decor, wildlife, fresh fruit, and vibrant sights and smells," explains Gelhard ... Flora Plant Kitchen ... to 4 p.m ... .
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In Colombia, hunting poachers, not drug traffickers

Al Jazeera 21 Mar 2024
The rescue of the stolen fauna was the result of an undercover sting operation led by a budding investigative unit that targets wildlife trafficking – not drug trafficking – in Colombia.
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You can buy an endangered monkey on Facebook in 20 minutes

Business Insider 20 Mar 2024
A squirrel monkey victim of wild trafficking is seen in its cage at URRAS in Bogota, Colombia ... The 30 major tech companies in the coalition pledged to use WWF's insights to remove 80% of wildlife trafficking content from their platforms by 2020.
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Rehabilitation of Guatemalan fauna highlights opacity of illegal wildlife trade

Mongabay 07 Mar 2024
EL ARROZAL, Guatemala – A Yucatán black howler monkey, an endangered species, swung from a branch in its enclosure at the ARCAS wildlife rescue center in northern Guatemala ... The illegal wildlife trade ...
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Expert accuses wildlife officials of planning to kill Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos

Metro UK 06 Mar 2024
The ‘cocaine hippos’ have posed a problem for Colombia (Picture ... A wildlife expert has accused wildlife officials responsible for drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo of hippos of secretly planning to kill the animals.
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Secret plans to wipe out Escobar’s cocaine hippos because they keep attacking people

Metro UK 06 Mar 2024
The ‘cocaine hippos’ have posed a problem for Colombia (Picture ... A wildlife expert has accused wildlife officials responsible for drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo of hippos of secretly planning to kill the animals.
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The secret plan to kill Escobar’s cocaine hippos

Metro UK 06 Mar 2024
The ‘cocaine hippos’ have posed a problem for Colombia (Picture ... A wildlife expert has accused officials responsible for drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo of hippos of secretly planning to kill the animals.
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Oxylabs' "Project 4β" Partners with Bellingcat to Elevate Open Source Investigations

ACCESSWIRE 05 Mar 2024
For more information, please visit ... These range from the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine to police violence in Colombia and the illegal wildlife trade in the UAE ... Media Contacts Vytautas Kirjazovas Oxylabs.io Email.
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2,103 Species of Animals and Plants May go Extinct in Colombia

Columbia One 16 Feb 2024
Colombia’s Ministry of the Environment, updating the list of threatened animals and plants, has determined that there are 2,103 species in the country under this category, including 806 new ones, that are all at risk of becoming extinct.
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Nail-biting moment camera team witness endangered spider monkey giving birth in the wild for first...

The Daily Mail 09 Feb 2024
Wildlife biologists with Proyecto Washu, in fact, had never seen a live spider monkey birth before — despite having studied the species in Ecuador for the past 10 years ... Colombia and northwest Ecuador.
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130 poisonous frogs found hidden in suitcase in Colombia airport; woman now charged

Usatoday 02 Feb 2024
The woman has been charged with wildlife trafficking ... When airport police asked the 37-year-old woman for a "permit to use wildlife," police said, she told them they were a gift from a local community called Nariño, a state in western Colombia.
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130 poisonous frogs seized at Bogota airport

Dawn 31 Jan 2024
Authorities in Colombia seized 130 poisonous frogs being trafficked through the Bogota airport on Monday and arrested the Brazilian woman carrying them ... Animal trafficking is common in Colombia — one ...
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130 poisonous frogs seized and trafficker detained at Bogota Airport

Arab Times 30 Jan 2024
BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan 30. In a significant wildlife trafficking intervention, Colombian authorities at Bogota airport confiscated 130 poisonous frogs and detained a Brazilian woman who was transporting them on Monday.
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