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4 traffickers arrested with 41 African Grey Parrots

4 traffickers arrested with 41 African Grey Parrots in a stockroom in Lome. The main trafficker is a Nigerian and a veteran reptile and parrots trafficker. The ring’s operation stretched from Central Africa to West Africa. The crackdown is a good work of Darius and his team with the OCRTIDB and MERF.

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4 traffickers arrested with 41 African Grey Parrots

A trafficker arrested with 77kg of pangolin scales

A trafficker arrested with 77kg of pangolin scales that he transported in a pickup truck. Great work of the LAGA team with the authorities.

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A trafficker arrested with 77kg of pangolin scales

2 traffickers arrested with lion skin, hyena skin and many more

2 traffickers arrested with lion skin, hyena skin and many more. The middleman got arrested first and led the team to the bigger trafficker a Nigerian woman that trafficked all from Nigeria. Skins of honey badger, civet and others were seized together with 451 dried chameleons.

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2 traffickers arrested with lion skin, hyena skin and many more

4 arrested attempting to sell 4 ivory tusks

4 arrested attempting to sell 4 ivory tusks. 2 were first arrested trying to sell the tusks and 2 more would be arrested shortly after. This brings to 10 traffickers arrested this month alone trafficking in ivory. Good work of Conservation Justice with authorities on the ground.

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4 arrested attempting to sell 4 ivory tusks

Two arrested with a baby chimp

2 arrested with a baby chimp following information on the theft of the baby chimp in a sanctuary. The chimp was found in a large storeroom close to a Chinese tiles shop in the country’s economic capital Douala. Two were arrested on the spot and one more, who is considered to be the brain behind the trafficking and was not present during the operation, is still to be arrested.

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Two arrested with a baby chimp

2 traffickers arrested with 20 African grey parrots

2 traffickers arrested with 20 African grey parrots. The traffickers were attempting to sell the parrots at their hideout in the south of the country when they were arrested.

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2 traffickers arrested with 20 African grey parrots

4 traffickers arrested with several tusks cut into several pieces

4 traffickers arrested with several tusks cut into several pieces, a gun and ammunition. 2 traffickers were first arrested as they attempted to sell 2 tusks that had been cut into 6 pieces to probably concealed them better and transport.

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4 traffickers arrested with several tusks cut into several pieces

2 traffickers including a Filipino national arrested with 4 tusks

2 traffickers including a Filipino national arrested with 4 tusks. The Filipino who runs a partnership business with a logging company in Gabon used the company car to transport the elephant tusks.

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2 traffickers including a Filipino national arrested with 4 tusks

A trafficker arrested with a leopard skin, 2 ivory tusks, pangolin scales and more contraband

A trafficker arrested with a leopard skin, 2 ivory tusks, pangolin scales and more contraband. Good job of AALF team and authorities!

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A trafficker arrested with a leopard skin, 2 ivory tusks, pangolin scales and more contraband

4 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins

4 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins. Great work of another crackdown on this illegal trade in West Africa generating the killings of leopards in an alarming rate.

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4 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins

3 traffickers arrested attempting to trade 2 tusks weighing 23kg

3 traffickers arrested attempting to trade 2 tusks weighing 23kg. The traffickers were arrested in their car in a small discreet street where they were about to carry the transaction.

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3 traffickers arrested attempting to trade 2 tusks weighing 23kg

A trafficker arrested with 3 leopard skins and 331 kg of Pangolin scales

A trafficker arrested with 3 leopard skins and 331 kg of Pangolin scales in a crackdown on a regional criminal group.

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A trafficker arrested with 3 leopard skins and 331 kg of Pangolin scales