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Kenya: Poachers and Rangers Clash
Animals  (tags: wildlife, poachers, elephants )

Jill
- 1136 days ago - allafrica.com
I can only confirm that there was a clash between the rangers and the morans who wanted to kill more elephants. By the time our men arrived, there the morans had already killed one elephant and they were going for more
South Africa:Convicted Rhino Poacher Assets Seized
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, poachers, suffering, endangered, conservation, animalcruelty )

Jill
- 1136 days ago - saps.gov.za
Today the team has seized assets in the region of R11million, believed to have been acquired through criminal activities from convicted game farmer, Jan Karel Pieter Els from Thabazimbi, Limpopo
Namibian Ivory Considered for Sale
Animals  (tags: Ivory, stockpile, elephants, cruelty, suffering, poachers )

Jill
- 1144 days ago - allafrica.com
Namibia's ivory stockpile of over 30 000 kg will not end up on a bonfire, as was the case with Gabon's elephant tusks and worked ivory more than a week ago.
Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Nabs 53 Poachers
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, poachers )

Jill
- 1170 days ago - allafrica.com
THE ongoing campaign that has been tailored to net perpetrators of environmental degradation has born fruit following the arrest of 53 poachers who were found harvesting forest products and killing wild animals in the conservation areas.
Tanzania: Poachers Are a Menace, Let's Get Rid of Them
Animals  (tags: wildlife, poachers, suffering, conservation, habitat )

Jill
- 1184 days ago - allafrica.com
Wildlife, which this country is endowed with, is - without any scintilla of doubt - one of its most valuable assets.
ACTION ALERT: Too Cute to Live Save the Slow Lorises! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: loris, wildlife trade, horrendous cruelty, killed, slaughtered, poachers, protection )

Simone
- 1187 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The little monkey with the big eyes is snatched from its mother. When they are young, they are even cuter and fetch a good price on the black market. The mum is killed by the poachers. She is of no use to them.
Save the Asian Unicorn From Extinction!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, saola, poachers, vietnam, extinction, protection )

Ann
- 1195 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The gentle Saola affectionately dubbed the "Asian Unicorn" was only discovered 20-years ago and is quickly approaching extinction because of poachers!
Poachers Can Be Shot, Officials In India Declare
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, protection, tigers, wildlife trade, poachers, law, shooting poachers, animalwelfare, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, killing, death, cruelty, animals )

Cal
- 1195 days ago - npr.org
Poachers caught hunting tigers in India's Maharashtra state are on notice that they could be shot on sight.
South Africa: Soldiers Tackle Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, poachers, suffering, endangered, conservation, animalcruelty )

Jill
- 1199 days ago - ewn.co.za
CAPE TOWN - Soldiers have killed 11 suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park since they started patrolling the Mozambican border in 2010, Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu announced on Thursday.
Rare Baby White Buffalo Killed for Its Skin
Animals  (tags: death, white buffalo, killed, poachers, rare, Indians )

Christina
- 1213 days ago - now.msn.com
Sacred, one-year-old, white buffalo, named Lightning Medicine Cloud, killed and skinned by poachers in Hunt County, Texas.
Asian Affluence Drives African Big Game Poaching
Animals  (tags: Poaching, Elephants, Rhino, poachers, Asia, africa )

Jill
- 1220 days ago - bizcommunity.com
Ivory and rhino horn and skin - boiled and ingested - have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, which is practiced not only in Chinese communities but increasingly by other ethnic groups around the world
Rhino Poaching Suspect Appears in Court
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, poachers )

Jill
- 1235 days ago - ewn.co.za
The fourth suspect in the Thai rhino horn smuggling syndicate will spend another month behind bars
Natal South Africa: Hunt for Poaching Suspects Turns Deadly
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, poachers, suffering, humans, extinction )

Jill
- 1235 days ago - iol.co.za
A Rhino poaching suspect has been shot and killed in a gunfight with wildlife rangers at Ndumo Game Reserve, on KwaZulu-Natal's northern border with Mozambique
South Africa: Horn Education Can Save Rhinos
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, suffering, poachers, smugglers )

Jill
- 1236 days ago - supernews.co.za
"If we cant save the Rhino from extinction then what hope do we have of saving the rest", pleades wildlife veterinarian, William Fowlds after having recently treated two Kariega Game Reserve rhinos whose horns were savagely hacked early March
ACTION ALERT:Tell Interpol to Search Every Shop in Vietnam for Illegal Rhino Horn
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, wildlife, poachers, suffering, endangered, conservation, animalcruelty )

Jill
- 1249 days ago - avaaz.org
From research done by TRAFFIC and reports by independent journalists, it has become clear that 90% of illicit Rhino Horn trade is being conducted in or near Hanoi, Vietnam. Yet very few traditional medicine dealers are raided by police.

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