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Leopard Skin Trafficker Arrested By RIA Security

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, trafficker, arrested, leopards, wildlife, protection )

- 2065 days ago -
The Forestry Development Authority (FDA) has announced the seizure of a leopard skin by authorities at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Margibi County.

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Saturday September 22, 2012, 11:49 am
Good call. Now, what does a country do with an endangered skin?

Dee C (229)
Saturday September 22, 2012, 3:37 pm
Good catch..

Thanks Cher..

Elizabeth Pugliese (8)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 10:35 am
Wish they had c aught these poachers while the skin was still on the leopard.

Sunday September 23, 2012, 12:15 pm

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 1:37 pm
Well done! Thank you, Cher.

michelle t (41)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 2:09 pm
Just kill the bastard and this will be the best deterant against other poachers/hunters and those involved in the murder of these poor animals.The death penalty is the only effective solution

Sara T (3)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 2:23 pm
This is great news! It's appalling to kill an animal for it's pelt.
And, this animal could be a keystone species - if it dies, the whole ecosystem it supports could collapse over time.

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 2:35 pm
Catching the poacher and shooting him on the spot is one effective means of slowing this disgrace against our world. Catching the members of his supporting crew too would be even better. Feeding them to leopards would be poetic. But leave the guy who catches a leopard or other animal, does a detail photo map of its skin, and releases it unharmed alone; colouring a cowhide to match a leopard skin should be a potential solution to abuse of endangered animals.

John D (47)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 6:35 pm
I think Fred hit upon something; fed him to the leopards... No sympathy to anyone along the distribution chain !!

janet f (29)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 7:03 pm
So did the person who was doing the smuggling go to jail or not? It;s not clear in the article. Why do I get the idea this crime will go unpunished?

Colleen L (3)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 11:38 pm
Good. May they be punished to the fullest. Thanks Cher

Carol H (229)
Monday September 24, 2012, 4:50 am
good news!!! stop the poachers before its too late!!

Ruth C (87)
Monday September 24, 2012, 6:18 am
Poor animal who knows how much it suffered before they killed it!

May the Almighty grant whoever did this no more no less what he/she/they deserve!

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 2:52 am
Totally sickening!
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