Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola Environment

Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on March 28 on the building of a protection and breeding programme for the saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet.
Bach Ma Park to host saola breeding centre Environment

Bach Ma Park to host saola breeding centre

The Bach Ma National Park has been selected as the site for the world’s only breeding centre for the saola, the extremely elusive forest-dwelling bovine only found in the forests of Vietnam and Laos.
Saola rediscovered in Vietnam in 15 years Environment

Saola rediscovered in Vietnam in 15 years

Saola (known as Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed for the first time in Vietnam since 1998, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
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Rare wild cattle on verge of extinction

An international working group dedicated to saving the sao la , a rare species of wild cattle in the mountains of Viet Nam and Laos, has warned of its possible extinction.