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Disturbing news: 8 people – including 5 policemen – held with tiger skin in Indian state Chhattisgarh

Eight persons including five policemen and two health workers were nabbed with tiger’s skin in naxal affected Dantewada town on Friday.

On the day of ‘Shivratri’ forest of police officers received inputs from their trusted sources that few people had reached Jagdalpur with tiger’s skin for performing pooja, a press release…

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Chinese triads target Bolivia’s jaguars in search of ‘American tiger’ parts

An intelligence-gathering investigation by Earth League International and the Dutch national committee to the IUCN has revealed that Chinese-controlled trafficking syndicates are responsible for smuggling jaguar body parts out of Bolivia.
These groups hide behind legitimate businesses like restaurants and shops, which also serve as fronts for the transit of other…

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Two smugglers caught with tiger skin, nails at Indo-Nepal border

Officials of SSB 3rd battalion and the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in a joint operation have seized a tiger’s skin and other body parts from the possession of two local youths, who were trying to enter Nepal through Belaparsuva border outpost in Lakhimpur Kheri district on Saturday night.

Forest department officials…