wildlife smuggling - updates

Rappler's latest stories on wildlife smuggling


Man smuggles month-old leopard cub on plane to India

Feb 02, 2019 - 9:16 PM

Officials says they grew suspicious after hearing sounds coming from the bag, and stopped the passenger as he tried to rush out of the terminal in the capital city of southern Tamil Nadu state

SMUGGLED. This handout picture released by Customs Chennai International Airport and taken on February 2, 2019, shows a leopard cub after it was seized from a checked baggage of a passenger travelling from Bangkok, at Chennai International airport. Photo from Customs Chennai International Airport

Large cache of smuggled exotic animals seized in Surigao

Feb 19, 2014 - 6:09 PM

The cache hidden in small containers in a van was made up of wildlife from Australia Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

DENR awards soldiers, cops, others for fighting wildlife crime

Nov 27, 2013 - 10:19 AM

59 soldiers and policemen a barangay chairman and two concerned citizens helped fight wildlife crime in 2013

SAVE THE PAWIKAN. POGI awardees helped rescue endangered species like the Pawikan (Philippine sea turtle) from illegal poachers and smugglers