illegal wildlife trafficking

What happens to confiscated wildlife products?

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

The National Wildlife Property Repository, a government facility outside of Denver, stores more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to elephant ivory. These items are confiscated at points of entry around the United States, and sent to the Repository to be destroyed or used for educational purposes.

wildlife-crime-story

Wildlife crime warrior

Monday, 22 October 2012

Forensic investigation brings to mind grisly crime scenes and chalk outlines of humans – not those of our feathered ad furry friends. But with Dr Rebecca Johnson’s skill for identifying unknown animal DNA, our animal victims that are smuggled, assaulted, finned or turned into holiday souvenirs will always be avenged.

Africa-rising

Africa rising

Monday, 17 October 2011

Wake up to the low rumblings of territorial lions and get in touch with your inner wilderness. At the northernmost tip of Kruger National Park in South Africa, every inch of space is alive and remarkably untamed.

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Tiger checked-in

Friday, 27 August 2010

A live, drugged tiger cub was discovered in check-in luggage at Bangkok airport.

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