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Conservationists Arm Gamekeepers as CITES Fails Critical Species


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Simone
- 3407 days ago - news.uk.msn.com
In Russia, the International Fund for Animal Welfare has provided "specialist equipment" and ultra-light aircraft to help rangers protect the Siberian tiger, around 350 of which remain in the wild. They also intend to provide Kenyan gamekeepers with



   

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Beth P (32)
Wednesday March 24, 2010, 12:48 am
I'm glad that CIYES has armed gamekeepers.
I hope along with arming them they gave instructions to shoot to kill poachers on sight.
I don't llike violence, but it may be the only way to save the Wildlife is to play hard ball, just like the poachers.
Fair is fair!! The Animals sure can't shoot back.
 

Beth P (32)
Wednesday March 24, 2010, 12:49 am
opps - CITES
 
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