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Poachers Killing Endangered Tigers in Record Numbers in India
Offbeat  (tags: Poachers, India, numbers, killing, animals )

Scooby
- 16 days ago - 9news.com.au
Poachers are killing tigers in record numbers in India, with 274 of the endangered animals killed in the past four years.
Namibia: Rhino Dehorning Approved to Thwart Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: Namibia, poachers, rhino, dehorning, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 63 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The Namibian government has decided to dehorn rhinos in national parks in a bid to curb poaching in the country.
Vets Save Dying Bull Elephant From Poacher's Poisoned Arrow
Offbeat  (tags: Bull elephant, saved, poison arrow, poachers, rescued )

Scooby
- 71 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Succumbing in agony to a deadly toxin coursing through its veins, a bull elephant falls to its knees after being shot by a poacher's poisoned arrow.
Elephants and Rhinos 'Extinct in 20 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, endangered, conservation, ivory, rhino horn, poachers )

Scooby
- 74 days ago - m.scotsman.com
Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, ­campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 76 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
NC Zoo to Burn Nearly $1M Worth of Ivory, Horns to Raise Awareness of Plight of Elephants, Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, ivory, tusks, Elephant Day August 12th, zoo, poachers, protection )

Julie
- 129 days ago - myfox8.com
As part of the celebration of International Elephant Day on Aug. 12, the zoo, in a demonstration of solidarity with elephant and rhino conservation programs around the world, will burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at $1M
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 197 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A rise in the demand for ivory has led to poachers illegally killing thousands of elephants every year - and despite the use of GPS tracking systems, rangers are finding it increasingly difficult to protect the animals.
WATCH: INTERPOL Operation WENDI Helps Dismantle Ivory Trafficking in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, rhino's, ivory, poachers, police, IFAW, Africa, traffickers, threat )

Julie
- 510 days ago - ifaw.org
IFAW's - As part of an operation to dismantle networks of ivory and rhino horn traffickers in Central and West Africa. Named 'Operation WENDI' ongoing collaboration. Elephants face more threats today than ever before.
2 Tiger Poachers Caught In India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, poachers, India )

Cher
- 549 days ago - planetsave.com
Two tiger poachers have been caught in Mansar, India. They are allegedly part of the Baheliya gang, a group of thirty individuals who have claimed to have killed five tigers in the last month. Their illegal poaching activity is compounded by selling
Maharashtra Poaching: Indian State OKs Shooting Tiger Poachers On Sight ! !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, poachers )

Cher
- 554 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A state in western India has declared war on animal poaching by sanctioning its forest guards to shoot hunters on sight in an effort to curb rampant attacks against tigers and other wildlife.
Poachers Dangerous to Royal Bengal Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, poachers )

Cher
- 849 days ago - greenerideal.com
Royal Bengal tigers have faced decades of danger. They've been under threat from habitat destruction and the illegal trade of body parts. But these tiger cubs are now facing a new danger: Poachers
Bloodhounds Used to Sniff Out People Killing Elephants for Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, dogs, poachers )

Cher
- 1016 days ago - worldnews.msnbc.msn.com
Faced with a huge increase in elephants being killed for their tusks, governments and wildlife groups have been looking for new ways to stem the massacre. Africa's oldest national park on Monday said it had begun using a new tool to track down poachers
Jailed Baby Mountain Gorilla Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: rescued gorilla, found in jail, poachers, african jail, rehabilitated, safe )

Simone
- 1219 days ago - globalanimal.org
On Sunday night, a young mountain gorilla was found in an African jail, curled up on a bed alongside poachers who had attempted to smuggle her
Central African Rep Clamps Down on Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: operation, specieal police forces, africa, arrest, wildlife smuggler, poachers )

Simone
- 1466 days ago - afrol.com
- An operation by special police forces earlier this week in the Central African Republic led to the arrest of a key wildlife smuggler and seizure of elephant tusks and cat skins.
Tiger Towns
Offbeat  (tags: tiger towns, illlegal wildlife trafficking, tigers, killed, poachers )

Simone
- 1484 days ago - blogs.straitstimes.com
AT THE Tiger Forum in St Petersburg yesterday, Yuri Fedotov - executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime - told delegates that about 150 tigers are killed each year by poachers, accounting for around US$5 million ($6.5m) in profits.
 

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