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Animals  (tags: benny, smuggled, unprotected, circus elephants, neglected, investigation )

- 3087 days ago -
ADI was alerted to the case of Benny, an elephant previously with Circus Vasquez, by the office of renowned TV presenter Bob Barker, a great friend of ADI. Benny has been languishing in a Mexican government facility, Zacango Zoo in Toluca, near Mexico
Railway Staff Rescue Over 1000 Turtles From Smugglers
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, smuggled, rescued, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3326 days ago -
Railway staff has rescued over 1000 turtles from smugglers at the Howrah Railway station. It has handed over the turtles to the forest department.
Spider-Smuggler Held in Germany
Animals  (tags: germany, wildlife, arachnids, trapdoor spiders, smuggled )

- 3387 days ago -
German customs officials have detained a man who was trying to smuggle more than 160 large trapdoor spiders into the country from Switzerland. The Swiss driver was also carrying 45 boxes of cockroaches as food for his eight-legged cargo, they said.
Man Deported for Importing Exotic Eggs
Animals  (tags: australia, africa, West African parrot eggs, illegal, smuggled, deported, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3733 days ago -
A DUTCH national who imported 10 exotic bird eggs into Australia will be deported after spending more than four months in custody. Antonius Duindam, 46, pleaded guilty in Sydney's Downing Centre District Court to illegally importing 10 West African par
'Evil' Thief Is Jailed Over Haul of 7,000 Bird Eggs
Animals  (tags: evil thief, smuggled, 7, 000 bird eggs, endangered birds, wildlife, jailed, crime )

- 3734 days ago -
A PROFESSIONAL thief who collected an "Aladdin's cave" of illegal birds' eggs through an "evil campaign against wildlife" has been jailed. When police raided Richard Pearson's home in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, they found more than 7,000 eggs, including
Northwest Trio Charged With Monkey Smuggling
Animals  (tags: washington state, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, smuggled, monkey )

- 3759 days ago -
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A Spokane couple and a woman from Northport, Wash., have been charged with smuggling a young rhesus macaque monkey into the United States from Asia. Gypsy Lawson, 27, her boyfriend, James Edward Pratt, 33, and her mother, Fran Ogren,
Hong Kong Seizes 7,000 Live Turtles
Animals  (tags: hong kong, smuggled, wildlife, live turtles )

- 3949 days ago -
HONG KONG, China (AP) -- Hong Kong police have arrested two men accused of trying to smuggle more than 7,000 live pet turtles to mainland China, the government said Friday. Marine police intercepted the two men Wednesday as they were loading about 300 c
Smuggled Crocodiles Overwhelm Cairo Zoo
Animals  (tags: cairo, wildlife, zoo, crocodiles, smuggled )

- 3961 days ago -
A sudden influx of hundreds of baby crocodiles seized while being smuggled out of Cairo airport has left a zoo in the Egyptian capital struggling to deal with the tiny but rapidly growing reptiles. "We've never seen anything like this before," says Ragy
Two Indians Caught Trying to Smuggle 870 Tortoises
Animals  (tags: endangered, star, tortoises, smuggled, wildlife )

- 3987 days ago -
CHENNAI, India (Reuters) - Two men were arrested at a southern Indian airport while trying to smuggle 870 endangered star tortoises on to a flight to Malaysia, officials said on Tuesday.

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