Spotlight on India’s soaring wildlife crime

In February this year, customs officials at Chennai International Airport in southern India heard unusual squeaks coming from the luggage of a man who had arrived from Bangkok. Inside his bag was a tiny leopard cub in a basket.

 

UN Environment 

Last updated on 22 May 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Bangladesh
Bhutan
China
India
Japan
Myanmar
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Region: 
Asia
Europe
Indian Ocean
North America
South-West Asia
Western Pacific
Threats: 
Illegal trade