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Asia's Wildlife Trade


Animals  (tags: asia wildife trade, wildlife crime, smuggling, trafficking, endangered animals dying, business, greed, humans, destruction )

Simone
- 1653 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
On September 14, 1998, a thin, bespectacled Malaysian named Wong Keng Liang walked off Japan Airlines Flight 12 at Mexico City International Airport. He was dressed in faded blue jeans, a light-blue jacket, and a T-shirt emblazoned



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Katz R. (54)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 10:08 am
this is revolting but hopefully this year they will start seriously going after freaks like this
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 10:31 am
That article was very, very sad. Thanks for posting, Simone!
 

Carol L. (221)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 11:18 am
Poor animals don't stand a chance with these subhuman beings - why do they have to exist? Why does money result in such evil? Let these people kill each other not innocent animals.
God will it ever end.
 

(0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 11:28 am
Yes Miss Jen D., the article contained sadness, but in light of that one of the biggest traffickers in the illicit animal trade was taken down, captured and incarcerated. Hopefully his businesses and associates will go the same way and that this time he cannot bond out.

His capture does indeed send a signal to others that partake in the disgusting trade to be forewarned...authorities are getting serious.

Still though, to totally eliminate the desire to sell animals illegally, governments must educate the possible buyer populace of the wrongs in doing business with these traffickers and the lasting harm inflicted on nature...
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 4:56 pm
Whenever I see this tragic photo of illegal bear farming i.e. milking, makes me so sad, including story that shows
poachers are well connected even protected. Good that famous traffickers is captured. This spider net must
be cut inside and fallowed by strict law. Low life level always live space that one who should watch will
close eyes. So education from early age is good solution.
 

Monica D. (580)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 9:07 pm
Oh to wave a magic wand and make it all better! - to instil values and the courage to do what is right!
 

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 10:14 pm
The practises of these evil Asian countries makes me sick. The more I see humans, the more I love animals. I look up into the sky and ask why????????????
 

Heather D. (7)
Thursday December 31, 2009, 8:38 am
That is just sad and very sick. I hate to see animals like that knowing the kind of pain the must have gone threw. I am disappointed in humans because how can they be so cruel to such beautiful creatures.
 
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