Thai police arrest notorious wildlife trafficking suspect

Police in Thailand have arrested one of the world’s most notorious wildlife traffickers, allegedly involved in the smuggling thousands of tonnes of elephant tusks and rhino horns from Africa to Asia, the Guardian has learned.

The Guardian

Last updated on 22 January 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Thailand
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals