Thai immigration officials seized 95 Indian tortoises inside the luggage of a Taiwanese couple attempting to smuggle them to Taiwan. According to a statement from Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, officials identified the suspects as 38-year-old Lai Tsung and 37-year-old, Lai Tsung. Both were detained while passing a security check at the departures terminal of Bangkok’s Don Meung International Airport.
DALIAN CONFERENCE, PART TWO. The 11th Asia for Animals conference, which took place in Dalian, China, brought together hundreds of delegates from all fields of animal protection, rescue, and advocacy. Focused on how laws can be used creatively to protect nonhuman animals, speakers talked about their successes and challenges, their hopes and their aims. Attendees […]
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With just 3,900 wild tigers (Panthera tigris) left, a new analysis was released today by TRAFFIC highlighting persistent tiger trafficking as especially serious, over two per week have been seized since the turn of the century
Customs officials display red-eared slider turtles seized after a foiled smuggling attempt
One of of 37 spotted seal pups rescued from traffickers splashes into the water after being released back into the wild by officials in the north-eastern Liaoning province.