Officials seized 1,666 black bear claws from bus in Ayutthaya

 Officials seized 1,666 black bear claws from bus in Ayutthaya

Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province. Photo: Mattes.



Police and forest officials have seized 1,666 Asia black bear claws and arrested four men, including a Vietnamese and a Laotian, in a major bust of transnational wildlife carcass trafficking gang.

Acting on a tip-off that a large shipment of carcasses of protected wildlife species were to be sent to Laos on a bus on January 19, police and forest officials set up a roadblock in Wang Noi district of Ayutthaya province.

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By Thai PBS World



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