Squealing tiger cubs stuffed into carry-on bags. Luggage packed with hundreds of squirming tortoises, elephant tusks, even water dragons and American paddlefish. Officials at Thailand’s gateway airport proudly tick off the illegally trafficked wildlife they have seized over the past two years.
Monthly Archive: August 2012
Rejecting Centre’s appeal, Supreme Court on Wednesday extended interim ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves. The Apex Court extended the ban till August 29, when the next hearing will take place.
Ujung Kulon National Park in Java is home to the one of the rarest animals on earth, the Javan Rhino. With only 35 animals in the wild and none in captivity, this is their last and only refuge.