Mozambique Sentences Rhino Poachers For Crimes Committed In South Africa

The Mozambican Justice Department has successfully convicted and sentenced two rhino poachers for the slaughter of two rhinos in South Africa’s Limpopo National Park. In a statement on Monday, South African National Parks (SANParks) congratulated the department as the conviction was the first of its kind in Mozambique in over a decade. The two men, […]

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Demand for North American bear parts fuels black market activity in Canada: expert

Black market demand for bear parts like gallbladders and paws has led to poaching of these animals in Saskatchewan and Canada, according to one man who’s dedicated to cracking down on wildlife trafficking. “Imagine that you have somethingthat has gone extinct just about everywhere else in the world but there’s only one place that it’s […]

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Gruesome gamekeeper kept ‘kill list’ and dumped ‘1000 animals into stink pit’

A gamekeeper suspected of running up one of the biggest kill lists of endangered animals in Scottish history has escaped a jail sentence. Alan Wilson, 61, was convicted of illegally killing dozens of animals on Longformacus Estate near Duns in the Scottish Borders. But investigators believe animals including goshawks, badgers, buzzards and an otter represented […]

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Thousands of wild animals seized in smuggling crackdown

Police across the globe have seized thousands of wild animals, including primates and big cats, and arrested nearly 600 suspects in a crackdown on illegal wildlife smuggling, Interpol has said. Covering 109 countries, the operation was carried out in coordination with the World Customs Organization (WCO), with investigators homing in on trafficking routes and crime […]

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