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China Eco Tales
Posted Date: Thursday 7 December 2017
Building on many years of collaborative experience of nature conservation in Hainan, KFBG signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hainan Wildlife Conservation Bureau and Bawangling National Nature Reserve Administration in March 2015 to help restore wild populations of an endangered orchid.
Animal Stories
Posted Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017
A Pygmy Slow Loris, which was rescued in 1999, has recently died at the grand old age of 20. Since its establishment in 1994, the KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre has handled 50 Pygmy Slow Loris cases, and successfully rehomed 17 to zoos and conservation programmes worldwide. This female individual was one of the first lorises received, having been rescued from the wild animal trade.
A Better World
Posted Date: Thursday 16 November 2017
KFBG is concerned of illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade. We use DNA forensics to identify wildlife parts and products, such as shark fins sold in the retail market in Hong Kong. A study launched by KFBG, in collaboration with shark experts from Hong Kong and the United States, revealed that fins of at least 76 shark species are sold in Hong Kong and about one-third of the species are threatened by extinction.
KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
The number of birds admitted annually to the Wild Animal Rescue Centre has dramatically increased in recent years.  Prior to 2011 we received an average of 100 birds annually, taking 10 years to receive our first 1000th bird case.
China Eco Tales
Posted Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
In Hainan Province, there is a tiny nature reserve designated to protect an extremely rare but neglected species of deer - the Hainan Eld’s Deer (Rucervus eldii hainanus). Hainan Bangxi Provincial Nature Reserve measures a minute 3.6 km2, but it holds more than 12% of the entire deer population in China (the total population is about 800).