Take a trip of beauty and cruelty in the following 80 pages (pdf. 4Mo) , swing through the trees with the supreme pleated gibbon, still at liberty in the wild despite being endangered, get to the bottom of cyanide and of poisoned pineapples, survive the etorphine laced arrows, scheme with furniture dealers looking for ivory, discover the cunning tiger trappers, hunt down blackbucks with Bollywood stars, cruise towards China with 2,000 saiga antelope horns worth 22 million dollars, look into the eyes of a baby chimpanzee in a pathetic plastic bag at a Cameroon market, entrench yourselves in the fate of thousands of birds and animals unwilling migrants forcefully removed from their habitats, float down a river with a mutilated elephant carcass and find out about France’s stance on the future of illegal ivory stockpiles, eat Ganges river dolphin meat, pay homage to rangers and forest guards murdered in the wild by poachers …
Rhinoceroses and elephants, pages 42 to 69
On the Trail #2 is Robin des Bois’ latest publication, which compiles, analyses and consolidates worldwide information on the poaching and smuggling of endangered species. From 1st July to 30th September 2013, 364 cases regarding criminal acts on wildlife.