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WASHINGTON, May 30, Xinhua - The United States remains deeply committed to working together with China and other countries to strengthen the global commitment to combat and end wildlife trafficking, a State Department spokesman said Friday.

State Department spokesperson Jeff Rathke made the remark as he lauded China for destroying over 600 kilograms of ivory in Beijing and for its commitment to eventually halt the commercial processing and sale of ivory.

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GENEVA, May 29, Xinhua - Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Secretary-General John Scanlon told Xinhua on Friday that China's crackdown on illegal ivory trading has sent an unequivocal message both domestically and internationally that the Chinese government does not and will not tolerate this illegal trade.

Beijing destroyed 660 kg of confiscated elephant ivory on Friday, the third public destruction since January 2014, and follows similar initiatives in Dongguan (6,2 tonnes crushed) and Hong-Kong (28 tonnes incinerated).

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BEIJING, May 22, Xinhua - China's instant messaging service WeChat will join international organizations in the fight to stamp out the illegal trade of wildlife online.

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YUNNAN, May 14, Xinhua - Ten people have been apprehended in southwest China's Yunnan Province for killing a panda and trading in its meat, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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Undated photo shows the fur of a panda killed by poachers. Ten people have been apprehended in southwest China's Yunnan Province for killing a panda and trading in its meat, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday. [Photo/Xinhua]

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HEILONGJIANG, May 8, Xinhua - Clear pictures and video of a rare Amur leopard were captured by infrared cameras in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local forestry authorities said Thursday.

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Clear pictures and video of a rare Amur leopard were captured by infrared cameras in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. [Photo/Xinhua]

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