Two arrested for trading protected snakes and water monitors

Banded Sea Snake

Banded Sea Snake (Laticauda laticaudata). Photo: Jon Hanson.




Two persons were arrested yesterday (Mar 5) after police and soldiers at a road checkpoint in Mae Tha district of Lamphun found live banded rat snakes and slaughtered water monitors in their pickup truck.

Both are protected animals under the wildlife protection law.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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