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Wildlife trafficker escapes at Bangkok airport

Protected primates a new “export product” for Thailand? Marmoset being fed milk at Bangkok Airport after being found hidden in a suitcase An arab woman bound for Kuwait from Bangkok airport was found to have 12 lorises, 11 pythons and 1 marmoset monkey hidden in her suitcase while checking in…

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Wildlife law enforcement and double standards

By Edwin Wiek – WFFT March 15, 2012 A notorious wildlife trader was busted by the Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Division (NRECD) and Department of National Parks (DNP) in Sraburi province on March 8th, exactly a week ago. The man had no zoo license and could not provide any…

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Recent attacks on NGO’s in Thailand

Over the last few days several NGO’s have been raided, some might say attacked, by government officials looking for irregularities on ownership and registration of captive elephants and rescued wildlife, and a complaint that their centers are keeping animals in torturous conditions. BOTH Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) and Elephant…

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Zoos in clear after tiger meat found?

  Zoos in clear after tiger meat found Published: 11/02/2012 at 12:00 AM By BANGKOKPOST (www.bangkokpost.com) CHON BURI : The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has found nothing illegal at two tiger farms in Chon Buri province. The two farms were inspected after a police raid on…

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What is the role of ASEAN-WEN?

  Special to The Nation Published 24 July, 2011 Dear Sir(s), Madam, On behalf of the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) I would like to express my deepest concern about a few points of the work of Asean-WEN Too many times lucky catches of illegally trafficked wildlife are being put…

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