Last month China announced it would allow the use of rhino and tiger products under certain circumstances.
The park in Corsica has warned thieves to return the tortoises, whether they are traffickers or activists planning to release the animals.
The dead sea turtles are considered endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as by Mexican officials.
Seven out of nine captive giant pandas released to the wild since 2003 have survived the transition, China's state media said this week.
The turtle was one of the world's smallest and most endangered.
Nearly every species of lemur is increasingly threatened by illegal hunting and climate change in Madagascar, the only country where lemurs are naturally found.
The African lion population, which was declared vulnerable in 1996, has decreased 43 percent in the last 21 years.
"Federal protections for wolves are essential to help the species recover and expand."
He had already grabbed two gopher tortoises and was looking for more.
The bats have tongues as long as their bodies.
The unique animals have to be saved from extinction just like the cuddly tigers and elephants.
Some estimates say there are fewer than 30 vaquitas left in the world.
Amur tigers have the personal backing of Vladimir Putin.
Bertha the hippo had been living at the Manila Zoo in the Philippines since 1959.
$5,000 reward offered for info leading to an arrest in the shooting of the well-known and much-loved white wolf.
The royal ceremony is an ancient Brahminical rite that heralds the start of the new rice-growing season.
Activists say overfishing will have devastating consequences for the species.
The golfing icon with 14 major titles says he's returning, 8 years after last winning a major and more than a year since he golfed on the PGA Tour.
Panda numbers are on the rise, but humans are pushing our closest ape relatives to extinction.