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Aussies warned not to feed kangaroos over attacks

WE’RE all guilty of craving a Big Mac from time to time, but it seems these kangaroos are willing to fight for one. After a recent spate of feisty attacks, tourists visiting a town in New South Wales, Australia have been warned against feeding kangaroos fast food. Lake Macquarie local …

Thai mogul summoned for poaching endangered leopard

THAI police have summoned the president of the Italian-Thai Development Ltd (ITD) construction company for additional questioning regarding the poaching of endangered species in a wildlife conservation area. Premchai Karnasuta, 63, is the son of Chaiyuth Karnasuta who co-founded ITD, one of the largest construction companies in Thailand. ITD has …

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth over $450,000

Thai customs officials display seized ivory during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Thai authorities seized 148 kilograms full elephant tusk and 31 tusk fragments originating from Nigeria destined for China worth over 15 million baht ($469,800). (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have …