Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Photo: Thai officials look at tiger carcasses

THAILAND: August 29, 2006

A Thai policeman and a forestry official look at tiger carcasses during a raid at what they described as a major wildlife holding facility in Thailand.

Smugglers had kept live tigers, bears, pangolins and snakes at the facility until they received orders to deliver either live or dead animalsto their customers.
Thailand is believed to be part of a wildlife smuggling route supplying the market in China, according to a Wildaid official.

*** PHOTO IS VERY GRAPHIC AND MAY DISTURB THE VIEWER. ***


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http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/37874

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