“On the Trail” n°24 – the defaunation bulletin

13 Nov 2019

“On the Trail“ n°24, the defaunation bulletin
(pdf, 94 pages – 8.6 Mo)
Birds, pages 38 to 49

Information and analysis report on animal poaching and smuggling
from the 1st February
to the 31 of March 2019
590 poaching, smuggling and rescue cases

11 dead persons: 4 rangers, 1 civilian and 6 poachers

Some quotations :
– 1 kg of fresh abalone: 132 US$ in South Africa
– 1 kg of dried sea cucumbers: 167 US$ in China
– Genital parts of a spotted seal: 1,500-4,466 US$ in China
– 1 kg of sea turtle meat: 18-45 US$ in Mayotte
– 1 sand boa: 1,400 US$ in India
– 1 Komodo monitor: 1,000-1,400 US$ in Indonesia
– 1 green peafowl: 350-715 US$ in Indonesia
– 1 young orangutan: 3,000 US$ in Indonesia
– 1 tiger skin: 7,015 US$ in India
– 1 leopard skin: 14,000-56,000 US$ in India and 10,000 US$ in Uganda
– 1 tiger’s claw: 1,440 US$ in India
– 1 kg of rhino horn: 27,500 US$ in China
– 1 kg of raw ivory: 40-2,000 US$ in Africa, 1,052-2,109 US$ in Asia

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p. 52

March 7, 2019, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Death of Freddy Mahamba Muliro during a poachers’ attack …
March 12, 2019, Marisa, Indonesia. While on his morning jog, Agus Widodo, the chief of local police, noticed a Heck’s macaque…

 

p. 16 © Conservation Justice

p. 24 © Zoll

February 19, 2019, Libreville, Gabon. Seizure of 26 humpback whale bones …
March 2, 2019, Schönefeld-Berlin International Airport, Germany. Seizure of 3 still-living Greek tortoises …

 

p. 29 © Zoll

p. 79 © Zoll

March 7, 2019, Düsseldorf International Airport, Germany. Shocking conversion of a baby Siamese crocodile into a purse…
February 14, 2019, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. Seizure of an elephant foot converted into a stool …

 

p. 49 © Chinese Customs

p. 63 © Tsarik Ruslan

March 25, 2019, Hai Phong Port, Viet Nam. The biggest seizure of pangolin scales in the history of Viet Nam …
March 9, 2019, Kunming Changshui International Airport, China. Seizure in the luggage of a passenger coming from Angola …

p. 80 © Guardia di Finanza Genova

February 19, 2019, Genoa International Airport, Italy. Seizure in an acoustic speaker of 13 baby elephant tusks and 4 worked ivories in the luggage of an Indonesian passenger returning from Africa…

 

“On the Trail” n°24
http://robindesbois.org/wp-content/uploads/ON_THE_TRAIL_24.pdf

 

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