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A compilation of seizures and prosecutions reported in the TRAFFIC Bulletin from 1997 onwards (PDF, 1.6 MB)


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Saturday
Feb272010

3 arrested following abalone seizure in South Africa

3 people were arrested on suspicion of poaching after abalone was seized from their vehicle, ad diving equipment confiscatred, reports Dispatch Online

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Friday
Feb262010

Leopard skins seized in India

4 people were arrested following the seizure of 4 Leopard skins in Himachal Pradesh reports Little About

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Friday
Feb262010

2 more rhinos poached in South Africa

Poachers have killed and dehorned 2 more rhinos in KwaZulu-Natal game reserves, reports Legalbrief

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Friday
Feb262010

More than 100 Red Sanders logs seized in India

More than 100 Red Sanders logs have been seized by forest officials following a hectic chase on the Bengaluru–Chennai highway, which ended when the lorry driver lost control and overturned the vehicle; he and an accomplice fled the scene, reports the Deccan Chronicle

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Thursday
Feb252010

2 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand

239 African Elephant tusks weighing around 2 tonnes have been seized at Bangkok airport on a cargo flight from Africa, reports the Washington Post.

TRAFFIC note: there have been conflicting reports as to the origin of the shipment in Africa

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Wednesday
Feb242010

4.5 tonnes Red Sanders seized in India

Kadapa Flying Squad officers have seized 4.5 tonnes of Red Sanders logs from a lorry bound for Madanapalle, reports The Hindu

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Wednesday
Feb242010

6th rhino in a month poached in Assam, India

An adult rhino has been shot and dehorned in Kaziranga, the sixth such case in northern Assam this month, 5 of them in this National Park, reports NewKerala.com

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Tuesday
Feb232010

Cheetahs and Lions seized in Jordan

In separate incidents, Cheetah and Lion cubs were seized from vehicles on the Jordan border with Saudi Arabia. The Cheetahs were believed to be en route from Saudi Arabia to Syria, while the Lions were being smuggled from Syria to Saudi Arabia, reports the Jordan Times

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Tuesday
Feb232010

Tiger poachers caught on camera in Malaysia

A mobile phone clip of a poaching gang posing in front of a Tiger they had allegedly shot has caused shock in Malaysia, reports Asia One News

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Monday
Feb222010

4 arrested after wildlife parts seized in India

4 people were arrested after a Tiger skin, a Leopard skin and elephant tusks were seized in Dharmapuri, reports The Hindu

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Sunday
Feb212010

5 Tigers found during house raid in Indonesia

Wildlife officials sezied 5 Tigers, 12 cockatoos and 4 birds-of-paradise following a raid on a house in Jakarta, reports the ABC

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Sunday
Feb212010

4 lemurs seized in Northern Ireland

A has been arrested and released on bail after 4 lemurs were seized in Northern Ireland, reports BBC News

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Saturday
Feb202010

5 arrested following Leopard skin seizure in India

5 people from Shivanahalli in Bangalore have been arrested following the seizure of a Leopard skin reports the Deccan Herald

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Saturday
Feb202010

35 pangolins seized in Malaysia

A week long operation by marine police off Ujong Pasir has led to the seziure of 35 pangolins, believed to be from Sumatra, reports The Star

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Thursday
Feb182010

Drugs raid nets Leopard cat skin in India

Instead of the expected drugs, a raid by Mumbai police's Anti-Narcotics Cell instead led to the seizure of a Leopard Cat pelt, reports DNA India

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