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SAVE Vietnam's wildlife profile

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Nguyen, H. T., Willcox, D., Gray, R., MacDonald, E., Le, D. V., Nguyen, T. V., … & Nguyen, T. V. (2023). Living on the Edge: The Impacts of Buffer Zones on Wetland Carnivores in Vietnam. Download

Van Pham, T., Trinh, M. T., Gray, R. J., Cao, L. N., Van Nguyen, T., Van Nguyen, M., … & Van, T. N. (2023). Southern extension of raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides (Mammalia: Carnivora: Canidae) range in Vietnam with comments on its conservation status in the country. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 69(2), 22. Download

Cao, Long & Gray, Russell & Thong, Pham & Trinh, Mai & Nguyen, Tan & Nguyen, Huyen & Willcox, Daniel & Nguyen, Thai. (2022). Confirmed evidence of Marbled cat in Pu Mat National Park, Vietnam. CATnews 75, 25-28. Download

Gray, R., Van Pham, T., Lo, B. T., Cao, L. N., Van Ha, N., Van Nguyen, T., … & Van Nguyen, T. (2022). Evidence of Spotted Linsang Prionodon pardicolor post-weaning parental care. Small Carnivore Conservation, 60. Download

Trinh, Mai & Gray, Russell & Thong, Pham & Thuy, Hang & Kim, Long & Cao, Long & Nguyen, Thai. (2022). Commercial civet farming practices and conservation impacts on wild civet populations in central Vietnam. 10.21203/ Download

Gray, R. J., Le, D., Nguyen, H. T. T., Cao, L. N., Nguyen, T., Pham, T., … & Nguyen, T. (2022). Home ranges and activity patterns of Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) in Vietnam. Download

Gray, R., Nguyen, T., Cao, L. N., Trinh, M. T., Pham, T., Nguyen, H. T. T., … & Van Nguyen, T. (2022). Status, threats, and overlap of globally important pangolins and threatened small carnivores in a disturbed wetland mosaic of southern Vietnam. Download

Pham, T. T., Phạm, V. T., Trịnh, T. M., Cao, N. L., Tăng Thị, K. H., & Nguyễn, V. T. (2021). Enhancing the legal framework towards holistic and sustainable wildlife conservation in Vietnam (Vol. 351). CIFOR. Download

Trịnh, T. M., Pham, T. T., Phạm, V. T., Cao, N. L., Trần Ngọc, M. H., Tăng Thị, K. H., … & Gray, R. J. (2021). The effectiveness of policies for addressing Covid-19 impacts on wildlife conservation in Vietnam (Vol. 276). CIFOR. Download

Lê, N., Hoang, T., Tran, T., Tran, T., Van Nguyen, T., Van Hoang, T., … & Gray, R. J. Renal morphophysiology is not a significant correlate of observable body condition in Masked Palm Civets (Paguma larvata). Download

Daniel WILLCOX, Richard BULL, NGUYEN Van Nhuan, TRAN Quang Phuong & NGUYEN Van Thai, 2017 ‘Small carnivore records from the U Minh Wetlands’,Small Carnivore Conservation 55: 4–25 Download

Daniel WILLCOX , TRAN Quang Phuong , NGUYEN Van Thai , NGUYEN Van Nhuan , Josh  KEMPINSKI & Scott ROBERTON, 2015 ‘The conservation status of small carnivores in the Ke Go – Khe  Net Lowlands, Central Vietnam’,   Small Carnivore Conservation 52 & 53: 56–73. Download 

Willcox, D, Tran, QP, Hoang, MD, Nguyen, TTA 2014, ‘The decline of non-Panthera cat species in Vietnam’, CATnews Special Issue, no. 8, pp. 53-61. Download 

Willcox, D, Tran, QP, Tran, VB, Vu, L, Hoang, MD 2012, ‘Small-toothed Palm Civet Arctogalidia trivirgata records from human-influenced habitats in Vietnam’, Small Carnivore Conservation, vol. 47, pp. 46–53 . Download

Challender, DWS , Nguyen, VT, Jones, M, May, L 2011, ‘Time budgets and activity patterns of captive Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica)’. Zoo Biology, no. 29, pp. 1-13. Download

Newton, P, Nguyen, VT, Roberton, S, Bell, D 2008, ‘Pangolins in Peril: Using local hunters’ knowledge to conserve elusive species in Vietnam’, Endangered Species Research, vol. 6, pp. 41-53. Download

Roberton,S, Bell, D, Smith, G, Nicholls, J, Chan, HK, Nguyen, TD, Tran, QP, Streicher, U, Poon, L, Chen, H, Horby, P,Guardo, M, Guan, Y, Peiris, J 2006, ‘Avian influenza H5N1 in viverrids: implications for wildlife health and conservation’, no. 273, pp. 1729–1732. Download

Wicker, L, Higgins, D, Canfield, P 2014, “Potential pathogens previously isolated from species of the Family Viverridae: Risk factors associated with the trade in viverrids and implications for human and animal health’ Download

Postgraduate Research Thesis’s

 Clark, L, 2012, Disease Issues Associated with Captive and Trade-Confiscated Viverrids in Northern Vietnam, Masters in Veterinary Science thesis, The University of Sydney, Australia, pp. 226.

Challender, D 2008, Time-budgets and activity patterns of captive Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica), A dissertation of Master Conservation Biology, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England.


Newton, P 2007, Potential applications of hunters’ knowledge for the conservation of pangolins in Vietnam, A dissertation of Master of Sciences in Applied Ecology and Conservation, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.


Conference Presentations

Clark, L, Nguyen, VT, Tran, Q P 2008, ‘A long way from home: the health status of Asian Pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam’, Proceedings of the workshop on trade and conservation of pangolins native to South and Southeast Asia, pp. 111-118 Download


Nguyen, VT, Newton, P, Roberton, S, Bell, D, Clark, L 2008, ‘Tapping into local knowledge to help conserve pangolins in Vietnam’, Proceedings of the workshop on trade and conservation of pangolins native to South and Southeast Asia, p. 163 Download



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