Wildlife traders arrested with elephant tusks and tails

 Wildlife traders arrested with elephant tusks and tails

A pallet of seized raw ivory. Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.




Tak provincial police yesterday (Mar 14) arrested two wildlife traders after finding 24 elephant tusks and 16 elephant tails in their pickup truck.

The two suspects Saitarn Maliwan, 45, the driver, and his passenger Bunoeng Uttawat, 54, a mahout, were ordered to stop for search after their vehicle passed Huay Ya-u checkpoint in Tak.

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By Thai PBS



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