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One cop's war on wildlife crime

Award-winning Kiattipong studied every bust, using his expertise to stamp out traffickers

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While Thailand has long had an unfortunate reputation for illegal wildlife trafficking, one Thai policeman has dedicated years to fighting the problem. 

Kiattipong: Received award at Cites

Former Surat Thani police chief Kiattipong Khaosamang has relentlessly pursued wildlife traffickers since 2008, earning him recognition from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites).

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