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End Torturous Slaughter of Dogs and Cats for Profit! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, criminals, torture, dogs, cats, pets, smuggling, justice )

- 169 days ago -
Pets are being stolen and smuggled into Vietnam, where criminals are profiting from animal fur and meat. Dogs and cats are crammed into tiny cages on top of each other and transported, often illegally, to slaughter. These animals may be killed and served
End The Poaching And Smuggling Of Rhino Horns - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhinos, Animal Cruelty, Poaching, Smuggling, Crime, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Ethics, Petition to sign )

- 204 days ago -
Global Petition to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (which regulates rhino horn trade) to end the illegal poaching of rhinoceros and smuggling of their horns.
Hundreds of Dead Animals Found at South Africa Airport
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, frogs, amphibians, lizards, dead, smuggling, South Africa, sadness )

- 212 days ago -
Some 400 endangered amphibians and reptiles have died from dehydration and improper shipping in South Africa, animal inspectors say.
R300 000 Fine for 5 Rhino Horns
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, rhino, smuggling, cruelty, slaughter )

- 626 days ago -
Kwang That Thung, 25, who was supposedly in South Africa to learn English, was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport shortly before he was to have boarded a flight to Vietnam on 22 April
INDONESIA: String of Smuggling Attempts Foiled in Jakarta
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife trade, smuggling, goodnews, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 979 days ago -
A string of smuggling attempts have been stopped in Indonesia at the country's largest and busiest airport, including a case of three slow lorises stuffed into socks and hidden under a trafficker's clothes.
Jakarta's Illegal Trade in Threatened Tortoises and Turtles Persisting, Warns TRAFFIC
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, smuggling )

- 1106 days ago -
The open trade in protected freshwater turtles and tortoises in Jakarta's markets includes a growing number of non-native and threatened species, a new TRAFFIC study warns.
Tanzania: MPs Take Govt to Task Over 'Stolen' Animals
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, smuggling )

- 1108 days ago -
MPs came down hard on the government yesterday, demanding that it explains the fate of 116 live animals, including four giraffes, and 16 birds, that were smuggled out of the country on November 24, last year.
Live Crocodiles and Turtles Seized in Airport Baggage
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, poached, smuggling )

- 1186 days ago -
Customs officials at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport have seized close to 500 live protected animals stuffed into four bags, among them hundreds of turtles, tortoises and seven Gharial crocodiles.
The £6bn Trade in Animal Smuggling
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, smuggling, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1275 days ago -
Animal smuggling has grown to a £6bn-a-year criminal industry, and is exceeded only by the drugs and arms trades. Its illicit profits are a major source of funding for terrorist and militia groups, including al-Qa'ida, and the snaring and slaughtering
Would-Be Wildlife Smuggler Gets Three Bags Full
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, smuggling, illegal wildlife trade )

- 1298 days ago -
A man was detained by authorities at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport yesterday as he tried to smuggle live snakes, tortoises, squirrels, spiders, lizards and even a parrot--out of the country inside three suitcases.
Tax Authority Confiscates Cheetah Cubs
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cheetah cubs, smuggling, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1314 days ago -
Officials at the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA) handed over four cheetah cubs to the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) that were confiscated last week in Denbel Arapea, in Dire Dawa City, while allegedly being smuggled
The Case of the Smuggled Turtles Ends in Two Arrests
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, turtles, smuggling, environment, protection, wildlife )

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- 1328 days ago -
Two Japanese men were apprehended and charged at Los Angeles International airport on Monday for committing the crime of turtle smuggling
Clampdown on Wildlife Smuggling in Central Africa
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, smuggling, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1352 days ago -
An operation by special police forces earlier this month in Central African Republic led to the arrest of a prominent wildlife smuggler and seizure of elephant tusks and cat skins.
Elephant-Smuggling Ring Busted By Indian Police
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, smuggling, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 1400 days ago -
Indian police busted an elephant-smuggling ring in the northeastern state of Assam, arresting five people and seizing three wild elephants, two of them calves, authorities said Monday.

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