Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:15:32 +0000

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases.

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Three elephants found poisoned in Malaysia – officials

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:34:05 +0000

KUALA LUMPUR — Three elephants were poisoned to death near a palm oil plantation in Malaysia, officials said Friday, in the latest case of the endangered creatures being killed near human settlements. Local police in southern Johor state found the animal carcasses and alerted wildlife officers on Tuesday, Wildlife and National Parks Department director-general Abdul […]

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Meet ‘MakMak’: Kiddie campaign conveys grave state of Philippine wildlife

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 21:42:16 +0000

Meet ‘MakMak’: Kiddie campaign conveys grave state of Philippine wildlife

Clad in a brown ranger vest, “MakMak” will soon fly in and make a clarion call for biodiversity conservation

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Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:04:53 +0000

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

SEREMBAN, Malaysia — Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade.

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Spider surprise: 750 smuggled tarantulas seized by customs authorities

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:34:24 +0000

Spider surprise: 750 smuggled tarantulas seized by customs authorities

Authorities have said they cracked open a gift-wrapped package shipped from Poland to discover 757 tarantulas crammed into plastic containers.

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More than 50 iguanas seized from Filipino at Naia 2

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:44:33 +0000

Bureau of Customs inspectors seized more than 50 iguanas smuggled by a Filipino traveler from Bangkok, Thailand, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 2 on Friday morning.

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