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A trafficker arrested with 8 sea turtle shells

A trafficker arrested with 8 shells of Olive Ridley Sea Turtle. The fishermen keep massacring turtles on the coast of Benin and selling their shells. Although they often insist that the turtles destroy their nets, the numbers of killed turtles show that they catch them deliberately for meat and sell the shells as souvenirs to tourists.

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A trafficker arrested  with 8 sea turtle shells

2 ivory traffickers arrested with more than 20 kg of ivory

2 ivory traffickers arrested with more than 20 kg of processed ivory, one of them a deserter from Uganda People´s Defence Force. They were arrested red handed during an attempt to sell the ivory, but they were cornered by Police Flying Squad Unit with Uganda Wildlife Authority. They confessed to have carried their illegal activities for many years.

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2 ivory traffickers arrested with more than 20 kg of ivory

3 ivory traffickers arrested with more than 50 kg of hippo Ivory.

Abel led the team to western Uganda where collaboration with the authorities succeeded in netting the traffickers. They were connected to a ring of ivory and hippo ivory traffickers in the western part of Uganda, and had been operating in the area for decades. They are responsible for killing thousands of hippos as well as other wild animals including elephants.

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3 ivory traffickers arrested with more than 50 kg of hippo Ivory.

2 traffickers arrested with elephant tail

Good work by Perrine and her team with the Congolese authorities brought another two arrests in connection to the ongoing case. Another leopard tail and an elephant tail were seized. All four are behind bars.

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2 traffickers arrested with elephant tail

2 traffickers arrested with 3 leopard skins

Congo gets back to operations with 2 traffickers arrested with 3 leopard skins!

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2 traffickers arrested with 3 leopard skins

2 traffickers arrested with 12 chimpanzee skulls

Two traffickers arrested with 12 chimpanzee skulls. The chimps were killed and continue to be killed for the international trade in the Dja Resrve - a world heritage site.

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2 traffickers arrested with 12 chimpanzee skulls

An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

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An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

An ivory trafficker arrested with 1,081 pieces

An ivory trafficker arrested with 789 ivory bracelets, 268 elephant hair bracelets, 12 lion nails, giraffe's tail bracelets and others. Total of 1081 illegal items.

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An ivory trafficker arrested with 1,081 pieces

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 124 kg of ivory

Great work by the TALFF team - two Nigerians arrested on the border with Benin with 124 kg of Ivory. They concealed it in a hidden compartment in their track.

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2 ivory traffickers arrested with 124 kg of ivory

3 ivory traffickers arrested, one of them a corrupt Military officer

3 ivory traffickers arrested with 16 kg of ivory, one of them a corrupt Military man – an officer of the prison security force.

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3 ivory traffickers arrested, one of them a corrupt Military officer

A sea turtle trafficker arrested

Cecile Bloch led the team getting the arrest of a sea turtle shells trafficker with 16 shells. He sold a similar quantity just before the arrest, showing the contraband sleazed is just a snapshot of constant intense illegal trade. The operation was carried in a push to get operations still in May month.

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A sea turtle trafficker arrested

A trafficker arrested with 2 tusks

A trafficker arrested in the center of the country with 2 tusks of a very young elephant. The TALFF team continues with renewed efforts to get more arrests soon.

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A trafficker arrested with 2 tusks