Wildlife Crime News

21 February 2018

Woman among 4 poachers arrested with 250 parrots in Pip...

India: Four poachers, including a woman, working for an inter-state gang were arrested with 250 parrots — a protected species…

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20 February 2018

DRI seizes 406 Indian star tortoises being smuggled to ...

India: The directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) sleuths have arrested two women for smuggling a whopping 406 Indian star tortoises, a…

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18 February 2018

Poacher arrested with arms...

India: Forest officials of the Northern range of Kaziranga National Park have arrested a poacher involved in last week's rhino killing,…

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18 February 2018

Two held with jumbo tusk...

India:  The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested two persons from Thursday and seized considerable quantity of elephant tusk from…

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16 February 2018

Parts of wild animals sold as immunity boosters, seized...

India: The Uttarakhand forest officials and police have stumbled upon a thriving illegal trade in endangered wildlife body parts that…

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16 February 2018

5 nabbed for sale of red sand boa...

India: The authorities have nabbed five people at Daryapur in Amravati for trying to illegally sell a 4.5 kg red…

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15 February 2018

Gigantic tiger skin seized, 2 arrested...

India: Tiger skin, about 11 feet long, was seized from Gariaband district in Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday. After the Wednesday night…

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14 February 2018

200 turtles seized on train...

India   More than 200 turtles were seized from two youths on the Amritsar Mail at Bandel last Wednesday. The Indian…

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