Many wild animals held in household captivity have been rescued and released into wild (Source: VNA)

Quang Ninh (VNA) – Sixty eight animals from eight wild species have been rescued and released into the Bai Tu Long National Park in Van Don district, northern Quang Ninh province on July 6. 

The animals, including 11 snakes, two wildcats, and 55 monkeys were either handed over or rescued while being illegal transported, traded or kept in household captivity.

They have been taken care of by the Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre and are in good condition.
Bai Tu Long National Park was named the 38th ASEAN Heritage Park, meeting all necessary criteria, including ecological integrity, representativeness, nature, preservation, management and conservation plan and legality.

Over the years, Bai Tu Long National Park has saved, taken care of and released to the nature more than 200 forest animals and five sea turtles.

It has also worked with international organisations to implement projects like sea turtle preservation, enhancing management capacity and biodiversity conservation and supporting eco-tourism development and environmental education.-VNA