KFBG Blog

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).
Activity Report
Posted Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
‘The Wild Encounter’ was the new summer camp for youth aged 12-14 years. A total of 29 campers joined the camp during 17-19 July 2017. The camp activities give participants first-hand experience of KFBG’s conservation work such as wild animal rescue, wildlife survey and forest restoration.
Animal Stories
Posted Date: Monday 4 September 2017
Two critically endangered Siamese crocodiles departed for their new permanent home in Singapore Zoo on August 15 after being cared for by the KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre for several years. The duo will be education exhibits, raising awareness about the plight of their kind.