1 000 kilograms

57 Wildlife Criminal Suspects Grabbed in African Crackdown

57 Wildlife Criminal Suspects Grabbed in African Crackdown

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – Africa’s largest international operation against wildlife crime has netted 57 suspected illegal wildlife product dealers and 1,000 kilograms of powdered, carved and raw items of ivory in coordinated raids across five African countries. On the weekend, Kenya Wildlife Service, the Lusaka Agreement Task Force and INTERPOL personnel raided…