Number of Poaching Traps Destroyed in Malaysia

in Environmental Threats

Between 2008 and 2012, wildlife protection officers from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks discovered 2,377 snares and traps that were laid by poachers in protected areas. The traps were designed to capture animals and wildlife of the illegal wildlife trade.

Source: P. Aruna, “Wildlife traders netting sales online,” The Star (Malaysia), June 11, 2013.

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