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Friday
Apr012011

Tiger, elephant and other wildlife parts smuggled to fund drug habit

Police in Yunnan Province found parts of protected wildlife including Tiger claws and teeth, elephant ivory and skins, deer antlers and bear gall bladders after they raided a house with an unusual smell emanating from it. A suspect arrested at the scene told police the parts had been smuggled from Myanmar to sell to enable him to buy drugs.

More (in Chinese) at: http://www.cwca.org.cn/Article/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=22329

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