Man Busted for Bear Gall Bladders in Washington State

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This happened in my own State of Washington. We allow hunters to shoot bears, but not to sell their parts. Tags: seattle State of Washington gall bladders poaching bears asia Note the Asia connection again.

Psychiatrist Arrested for Trafficking in Gall Bladders

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So, it's not just rednecks in Washington State who are doing this. From the Seattle P-I: A Japanese psychiatrist with a home in Seattle is facing poaching and gun-possession charges following allegations that he poached several black bears and tried to smuggle gallbladders back to Japan. Tags: wildlife trafficking gall bladders bears