Wildlife Crime Bust: Sea Turtle Eggs and more

 

 


19,000 Sea Turtle Eggs Seized in Anti-Smuggling Operation

Police seized 19,000 sea turtle eggs off the coast of Malaysia in the early hours of July 16 in a special operation to hobble a major smuggling syndicate…


Other wildlife crime busts:

IVORY KINGPIN: In what activists call the biggest ivory trafficking case in Kenya’s history, Feisal Mohammed Ali was found guilty of dealing in and illegally possessing ivory…

TUSK LOOTERS: Customs officers confiscated 33 pounds (15 kilograms) of ivory at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam…

BIRD MAN: Nepalese police nabbed an Indian national and seized 109 tortoises and 162 birds in his possession…

SCALES ON THE SEA: Hong Kong customs officers discovered and seized $1.8 million (HK$14 million) worth of smuggled pangolin scales in cargo that originated in Nigeria…

BIRDS OF PREY: Police in Bandar Lampung, in southern Indonesia, foiled an alleged plot to illegally trade 20 black-winged kites, a rare species of eagle…

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