tiger bones

Hanoi Environmental Police Seize Tons of Illegal Wildlife Parts

Article: Hanoi Environmental Police Seize Tons of Illegal Wildlife Parts

HANOI, Vietnam, January 21, 2009 (ENS) – In their largest-ever seizure of illegally traded wildlife products, Hanoi’s Environmental Police have confiscated more than two metric tons of tiger bones, bear paws and gall bladders, and heaps of bones from various other increasingly rare wild animals. Environmental Police officers began investigating after they stopped a man…

For Magic and Medicine, Sumatran Tigers Are Traded to Extinction

Article: For Magic and Medicine, Sumatran Tigers Are Traded to Extinction

WASHINGTON, DC, February 13, 2008 (ENS) – Body parts of critically endangered Sumatran tigers are being openly sold in Indonesia despite international and Indonesian laws forbidding it and a recent Indonesian government commitment to protect the animals, according to a report issued Tuesday by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. Tiger body parts, including canine…