Pakistani Man Caught Smuggling Rare Tortoises

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Thai Government Deals with Victims of Wildlife Trafficking

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Thai Police Arrest Ivory Traffickers

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The dollars part doesn't seem like much to me either, but it could be a fortune in Thailand. Tags: ivory africa poaching trafficking thailand elephants Police arrested two Thai nationals for trafficking in African ivory. Unfortunately, if they are found guilty, they would face a maximum of only four years in jail. The fines could be up to 40,000 baht (1,150 dollars). Anyone know?

Are Thai Temple Tigers Drugged?

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Some conservationists worry that the tigers living at a Buddhist Temple in Thailand are drugged, but the monks deny it. Tags: tigers thailand There's a big article at the ABC News site. Read it and tell us what you think. Tourists visiting the Tiger Temple pay big money: anything from $15 just for entry, up to $50 for the very special photograph of a tiger with its head in your lap.

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Deadly 60: Big Cat Battleground

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Also airing tonight, Thailand’s Killer Cats! In Thailand, a land known for its exotic animals, Steve comes face-to-face with the longest venomous snake in the world, the king cobra, whose bite could kill an elephant. Tonight! Monday, July 11 at 10PM ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD!

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