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Thursday, 15/03/2018 - 15:46

Wild animal is handed over voluntarily to Center for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures development by a local resident

On 7th March 2018, Center for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures development has received one individual of Southern Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca leonina) by Mr Nguyen Dong Hien who lives in Nghia Ninh commune, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province.

According to his report, he bought this individual from a local resident in Ho Chi Minh highway. After getting the propaganda and mobilization of rangers and Nghia Ninh commune authorities, he has realized that the captive wildlife is illegal, need to hand over it to rescue and release it back into the wild. Then he contacted to Center for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures development. It is 4kg of weight and there is a decline in wild behavior.
 
Southern Pig-tailed Macaque(Macaca leonina) is endangered, rare and precious wildlife species of group IIB as stipulated in Decree 32/2006/ND-CP dated on 30th March 2006 by the Government on Management of Endangered, Precious and rare Species of Wild Plants and Animals. From the beginning of 2018 untill now, Center for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures development received four individuals. Veterinarians of Center for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures development are taking care of them and release them into natural environment when appropriate./.
My Hanh 
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