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Tuesday
Dec 05 2017

Just a month’s jail for illegal Tiger carcass possession in Malaysia

Ipoh, Malaysia, 5th December 2017—The minimum fine, one-month jail and his motorcycle confiscated: this was the sentence handed down to a man caught ferrying a Tiger carcass on his bike last year in northern Peninsular Malaysia, home to some 250 Critically Endangered wild Tigers.

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Wednesday
Nov 01 2017

Golden Triangle under spotlight as illegal wildlife trade hub

Bangkok, Thailand, 2nd November 2017—Tigers, elephants, bears and pangolins are four of the most widely traded species in the Golden Triangle—the border area where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar connect—according to a new report.

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Saturday
Jul 29 2017

Asia’s tigers face devastating snaring crisis

Cambridge, UK, 29th July 2017–On Global Tiger Day today, TRAFFIC and WWF are urging Tiger range governments to strengthen anti-poaching efforts and crack down on a severe wildlife snaring crisis that is threatening wildlife across Asia.

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Wednesday
Nov 16 2016

Average of 110 Tigers a year entering the illegal trade chain in Asia over 16 years

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 16th November 2016– A comprehensive analysis of 16 years of Tiger seizures shows that Asia’s failure to ramp up enforcement, close Tiger farms, strengthen laws and reduce demand are to blame for the persistent illegal trade in Tiger parts.

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Thursday
Oct 20 2016

Tiger cub among menagerie of animals seized in Malaysia enforcement operations

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 20th October 2016—In a string of five raids yesterday, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN) seized 32 wild animals including a Tiger cub and arrested 5 people including one buyer.

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Wednesday
Sep 28 2016

New report finds no slowdown in tiger trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 29th September 2016—a new report from TRAFFIC and WWF finds no evidence of a decline in tiger trafficking across Asia, with parts equating to a minimum of 1755 tigers seized between 2000 and 2015—an average of more than two animals per week.

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Friday
Sep 02 2016

Malaysia nabs 12 with over 200 parts of threatened species

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2nd September 2016—Authorities in Malaysia have seized hundreds of parts of highly threatened species and caught 12 traffickers including a Chinese national previously convicted of smuggling ivory into Malaysia.

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Tuesday
Apr 05 2016

US tightens up legislation on captive Tiger breeding

Washington DC, USA, 5th April 2016—The United States Fish and Wildlife Service today announced new regulations restricting domestic trade in captive bred Tigers in the US.

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