May 7, 2015 15:46 IST

Animal Smugglers

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A wildlife department official holds a Malayan sun bear for the media at its head office in Kuala Lumpur Credit: Reuters
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A couple of Spider Monkeys, that had been found on a bus inside a bag with three dead monkeys Credit: Reuters
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Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau personnel inspect preserved green turtles and hawksbill turtles Credit: Reuters
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A Thai custom officer shows a false gavial during a news conference at Thailand's customs department in Bangkok Credit: Reuters
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A slow loris is carried in a cage by a wildlife department official at the head office in Kuala Lumpur Credit: Reuters
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A worker holds a green turtle (Chelonia mydas) after unloading it from a truck in Denpasar, capital city of the province of Bali Credit: Reuters
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A newborn baby pangolin climbs the walls of a cage during a news conference at Thai customs in Bangkok Credit: Reuters
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A Mexican Coyote, that had been rescued with other animals while being trafficked illegally, is seen through the bars of an enclosure at the Federal Wildlife Conservation Center on the outskirts of Mexico City Credit: Reuters
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A coati, which had been rescued from a home along with two others of its kind, sits inside its enclosure at the Federal Wildlife Conservation Center on the outskirts of Mexico City Credit: Reuters
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Long-tailed macaque babies are seen inside a basket as police seized a truck smuggling them from Vietnam to China, in Changsha Credit: Reuters
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A plastic bag containing thousands of confiscated elvers (young eels) are shown to media at a cargo terminal in Ninoy Aquino International airport in Manila Credit: Reuters
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A man (top) in handcuffs crouches next to slaughtered pangolins after they were seized by the authorities, at an underground garage in Guangzhou Credit: Reuters
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A policeman holds a water bottle with a yellow-crested cockatoo put inside for illegal trade, at the customs office of Tanjung Perak port in Surabaya Credit: Reuters
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Customs officers check wolf skins at the Customs Inspection Center in Beijing Capital International Airport Credit: Reuters
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African grey parrots rescued from an illegal trader by Ugandan officials at the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo border crossing are seen at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe Credit: Reuters