• Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:14
    Singer with a sunbear pleads not guilty
    KUALA LUMPUR: A singer has pleaded not guilty to two charges related to keeping a sunbear cub, a protected species, without a permit and for keeping the animal in a non-conducive environment.
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  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:23
    Outrage as six baby seals decapitated in New Zealand
    Six baby seals have been found decapitated in New Zealand in what wildlife rangers on Wednesday branded a "cruel and senseless" act against a protected species.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 11:13
    Green turtle’s death off Samui a mystery
    The carcass of a 20-kilogram green turtle, a protected species, that washed ashore on Koh Samui on Tuesday evening is being examined to determine the cause of death.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:34
    Brothers arrested for selling rare birds online
    The National Parks Department’s wildlife crime suppression taskforce, Yiaw Dong, yesterday raided a house in Nonthaburi and seized 76 protected species of wild birds.
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  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:36
    Wildlife taskforce seizes 50 protected birds from Don Mueang business owner
    The National Parks Department’s Yiaw Dong wildlife crime suppression taskforce on Tuesday raided a spare parts firm in the Don Mueang area of Bangkok, before seizing more than 50 protected species of birds.
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  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:20
    Two arrested with pangolins in Loei
    A man and a woman were arrested in Loei on Wednesday for illegally trading in pangolins, a protected species.
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  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:28
    Ten arrested for wildlife trading near Bangkok temples
    The wildlife crime suppression taskforce known as “Yiaw Dong” raided booths trading animals near several temples in Bangkok, including Erawan Shrine on Thursday, arresting at least 10 people trading in protected species and seizing more than 300 turtles and birds.
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  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:11
    Protected snakes seized from show venue in Samut Prakan
    The newly introduced special task force suppressing specially wildlife smuggling and trade online, Wild Hawk, on Friday raided a snake show venue in Samut Prakarn province and seized 12 live snakes identified as protected species plus over ten snake carcasses and hundred of snake leather pieces.
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  • Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:14
    Protected marine species bagged for bus ride, driver held
    Police and marine resources officials on Friday arrested a bus driver for allegedly smuggling 964 fish and other protected species.
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  • Tue, 27 Dec 2016 01:00
    Forest Department to raise public awareness about protected species
    THE FOREST DEPARTMENT will try to help people avoid running afoul of the law on cutting down trees by boosting public awareness of protected species and making regulations much clearer.
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  • Sat, 04 Apr 2015 01:00
    Cranes help lift bears out of Tiger Temple
    FOREST RANGERS and wildlife protection officials yesterday retrieved six moon bears - a protected species - from dens at a famous temple in Kanchanaburi province known to tourists as the Tiger Temple, despite resistance by resident monks and their followe
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  • Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:43
    Cabinet adds African elephants, Malayan snail-eating turtles as protected species
    The Cabinet Tuesday approved a draft directive of the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to add African elephants and Malayan snail-eating turtles as protected species in line with the resolution of the CITES (the Convention on International Trade
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  • Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:56
    Brothers arrested in Malaysia over plot to sell protected animals
    Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Two brothers accused of planning to sell several protected species online, including a Malayan sun bear, were arrested in Malaysia, a senior wildlife official said Monday.
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