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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
- 258 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.
R300 000 Fine for 5 Rhino Horns
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, rhino, smuggling, cruelty, slaughter )

Jill
- 680 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
- 1033 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
- 1160 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
- 1162 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
- 1240 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
- 1329 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
- 1352 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
- 1368 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
- 1382 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
- 1406 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
- 1454 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.
Chinese Citizens Risk Imprisonment for Ivory Smuggling
Animals  (tags: Elephant Ivory, smuggling, arrested, investigation, animals )

Jill
- 1501 days ago - traffic.org
Police in Congo said last week they had arrested three Chinese men carrying six suitcases full of elephant tusks.
Malaysia Jails Man Who Smuggled 95 Snakes on a Plane
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, smuggling, snakes, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1510 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A notorious wildlife trafficker has been sentenced to six months in jail in Malaysia for attempting to smuggle 95 boa constrictors in his luggage
Baby Tiger Found Stuffed In Bag At Thai Airport
Animals  (tags: tigers, smuggling, crime, cruelty, crime, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animals, cats )

Cal
- 1519 days ago - cbsnews.com
Baby Tiger Cub Discovered At Bangkok Airport, Stashed In Suitcase With Stuffed Toys
 

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