“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)

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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