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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 )

Marie
- 37 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Victoria
- 72 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Marie
- 80 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
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 )

Jill
- 495 days ago - news24.com
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 )

Cal
- 847 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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 )

Jill
- 974 days ago - traffic.org
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 )

Jill
- 976 days ago - allafrica.com
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 )

Jill
- 1054 days ago - traffic.org
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
- 1143 days ago - independent.co.uk
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 )

Jill
- 1166 days ago - traffic.org
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
- 1182 days ago - allafrica.com
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 )

Cher
- 1196 days ago - newsfeed.time.com
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
- 1220 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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 )

Cher
- 1268 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
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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