By Matikas Santos
The fame of the Philippine tarsier is driving people to want to take them from their natural habitat and make them their pets, the Philippine Tarsier Foundation Inc. (PTFI), said Friday after a second rescued tarsier in Quezon City died.
The Philippines began destroying five tons of elephant tusks on Friday in a landmark event aimed at shedding its image as one of the world’s worst hotspots for illegal African ivory trading.
By Julie S. Alipala
Kabang, the dog that lost its upper snout when hit by a motorcycle while saving two girls here last year, will be coming home to a broken family.
A mongrel dog is set for a hero’s welcome when she returns to the Philippines following surgery in the United States to reconstruct her face after apparently saving two girls from being hit by a motorcycle.
Surrounded by sculptures carved from the white tusks of African elephants — which are being slaughtered in their tens of thousands — Beijing saleswoman Chen Yu says the ivory trade is thriving.