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Malaysian Wildlife Officers Foil Animal Smugglers


Animals  (tags: wildlife, trafficking, black market, smugglers, poachers, wildlife officers )

Simone
- 2514 days ago - feeds.bignewsnetwork.com
Officers from the wildlife department launched raids on two houses in the eastern state of Kelantan, Friday and seized three live female pangolins, two skinned pangolins, a skinned bat, the head and legs of a mountain goat, body parts and meat of wild



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Nuraini A. (41)
Tuesday January 8, 2008, 1:41 am
we need to up the fines... the seized stock at the time of the raid itself could pay for the fine. the economics are still in favour of smuggling, i think. but i guess if they get jail time too, maybe that's different. it's too bad that the animals are usually already dead by the time the smugglers get raided.
 
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