Wildlife Crime News

20 August 2017

2 held for smuggling wild animals and birds...

Nepal: Police on Sunday said two persons including an Indian national were arrested on charge of smuggling protected wild animals and…

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17 August 2017

Dhanushkodi coastal police seize 100 kg sea cucumber...

India: About 100 kg of sea cucumber was seized Thursday near Dhanushkodi by coastal marine police. Two persons were arrested…

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13 August 2017

Sea horses seized, one arrested from NJP area...

India: The Baikunthapur forest officials on Sunday seized dried sea horses and arrested a smuggler from New Jalpaiguri area. The…

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10 August 2017

2100 pangolin scales, leopard skin seized in Haridwar...

India A suspected smuggler was caught with a leopard skin, 2,100 pangolin scales and a kg of monitor lizard meat…

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7 August 2017

One Arrested With Live Pangolin & Pangolin Scales...

India:  In a joint operation executed by the Baikunthpur Forest Department’s Belakoba Range and the Wildlife Department’s Task Force, a…

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6 August 2017

Five arrested, deer and leopard pelts recovered...

India: The RMC Yard police have arrested five persons and recovered deer and leopard pelts that they were trying to…

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6 August 2017

India Post catches up with wildlife smugglers...

India: The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) recently found that smugglers are using the postal service to sell parts of…

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4 August 2017

Man arrested for smuggling endangered species...

India: In a joint operation, border guarding force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and forest officials have arrested a smuggler from West Bengal's Alipurduar district…

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