Tag: Vietnam

Vogelnest’s Vietnam mission

Taronga senior veterinarian Larry Vogelnest is involved in an ambitious mission to save Vietnam’s Cat Ba langurs from extinction. Cat Ba langurs, also known as Golden-headed langurs, number about 50 in the wild and are exclusively found on the island of Cat Ba in Northern Vietnam. Vogelnest applied for the […]

Javan rhino confirmed extinct in Vietnam

The Vietnamese subspecies of the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus) was declared extinct in a report critical of Vietnam’s ‘poor protection and law enforcement’ that was jointly produced by the International Rhino Foundation and World Wildlife Fund. Although widely believed to have perished during the Vietnam War, a rhino was […]