Malaysia: 7 of country's "most wanted" elephant poacher arrested

On February 10, Malaysian authorities arrested seven of the country’s “most wanted” elephant poachers in Kelantan, Malaysia.

The men, believed to have killed at least 15 Asian elephants over a period of four years, were caught in a joint operation between the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) and Malaysia’s Armed Forces, near the Taman Negara National Park in Gua Musang in Kelantan.

full story

Do you find Parkwire valuable? It's a free service of the George Wright Society — please support us with a membership or donation, large or small! www.georgewright.org/join | www.georgewright.org/donate