Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Asia Pacific Aug 20, 2018

Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, the Southeast Asian nation's largest haul of such contraband, officials said on Monday. Wildlife experts say Malaysia is a major transit point for the illegal trafficking of endangered species to other Asian countries. Officials ...

Bowhead whales improvise when singing

World / Science & Health Apr 4, 2018

Bowhead whales improvise when singing

Some whales are taking jazz riffs to new depths. For the first time, scientists have eavesdropped year-round on the songs of bowhead whales, the little-heard whales that roam the Arctic under the ice. They found that bowheads — the bigger, more blubbery cousins of the ...