A series of large hauls of live and dead wild animals _ and especially tigers _ over the past two months has blown the lid off the illegal wildlife trade and unlicensed breeding of exotic animals in Thailand.
Pol Maj GenNarasak Hemnithi, chief of the Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Suppression Division, points at a red iguana during an inspection of a zoo in Saraburi’sKaengKhoi district. Police have seizedsomeanimals as the owner cannot show the documents which entitle him to possessthem. APICHIT JINAKUL
The latest cache of 51 species of wild and rare creatures seized from a 100-rai private shelter in Saraburi's Kaeng Khoi district last week is just the start.
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