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Loved for generations for corralling the catch into fishermen's nets, Irrawaddy dolphins are being killed in record numbers in recent years.
Road accidents and fatalities are rising but many Yangon motorists don’t see the need to wear seatbelts – apparently unaware that the devices can protect them from awful injuries, or worse.
Out of the wild: Myanmar’s controversial plan to harvest endangered species
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.