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Since March 2012, Cameroon has deployed a hundred troops in the wildlife reserve to help deal with the threat from poachers and protect the elephant population for which the park is known. The eight people killed in Thursday's violence were carrying out a routine patrol, source said. Poaching has killed ...
poachers have killed more than four elephants a day since 2011 in a Mozambique nature reserve, cutting the population from 12,000 to as few as 1,500, according to a conservation group. Fauna and Flora International (FFI) said it feared surviving elephants in the Niassa National Reserve may be wiped ...

South African police say a suspected poacher was eaten by a pride of lions at a big game park in the province of Limpopo. The animals "ate his body, nearly all of it, and just left his head and some remains," Limpopo police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepe told AFP. "It seems the victim was poaching in the ...
poachers have killed almost 90 per cent of the elephants living in Mozambique's largest nature reserve since 2011. The elephant population in Niassa National Reserve, in the far north of the country, has fallen from 12,000 to between 1,000 and 1,500, according to Fauna & Flora International (FFI).
The Oregon Hunters Association's Turn In poachers reward program paid $24,200 to informants in poaching cases last year -- a record amount in the program's 32 years. The rewards were paid in 50 separate fish and wildlife violation cases reported to Oregon State Police Offices throughout the state, ...
poachers killed an adult rhino and escaped with its horn from the Western Range of Kaziranga National Park in Biswanath district, a senior forest official said on Sunday. According to Kaziranga National Park divisional forest officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, the incident took place around midnight at Polokata ...

"Hopefully, a poacher won't get him in the next two weeks." The next two weeks are critical. This is the red warning stage for big bucks and poachers in California, critical because, by the end of February, most of the bucks will have shed their antlers. That gives the poachers two weeks to illegally kill a trophy ...
A State Hunting Supervisory Function inspector has been murdered by poachers in the Chelyabinsk region, the press service of the regional ICR Investigations Directorate reported. The body of supervisory authority, whose name, according to Komsomolskaya Pravda, was Aleksandr Minin, was found with ...
The herd of elephants were mowed down by the speeding 15611 Guwahati-Silchar Fast passenger train between Hawaipur and Lamshakhan station under Lumding Division of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), an elephant corridor. Assam Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma announced that an FIR ...
Tezpur (Assam), Feb 11 (PTI) poachers killed an adult rhino and escaped with its horn from the Western Range of the Kaziranga National Park in Biswanath district, a senior forest official said today. According to Kaziranga National Park Divisional Forest Officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, the incident happened ...
A slight majority of people are of the opinion that the current legal penalties on poachers of wildlife are already adequate, according to the result of a survey carried out by National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll. The poll was conducted on Feb 8-9 on 1,250 people aged 18 and over of ...
The researchers also developed an alternative solution for spotty interconnectivity in rural areas so the software could work off of a laptop. The algorithm now works to detect poachers and animals in just over three-tenths of a second. This algorithm, now named "SPOT" or Systematic poacher deTector, will ...
Esmond Bradley Martin - 1941 - 2018 obituary: Leading conservationist took on the poachers. ESMOND Bradley Martin, one of the world's leading conservationists, was found by his wife Chryssee stabbed to death at their home in Nairobi. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Sat, Feb 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 13:01, Sat, Feb 10, 2018.
poachers typically hunt at night, which is why drone-mounted infrared cameras are being used to spot them. The problem is, since both the poachers and the animals emit heat, it can be difficult to tell which is which in the videos. scientists from the University of Southern California are making the job easier, ...
This handout image provided on February 6, 2018, by the Gabonese Agency for the National Parks (ANPN) shows South African conservationist Peter Morkel working alongside rangers collaring an elephant during an operation in the Mwagna National Park, in north-eastern Gabon on December 13, 2017.
poachers Killed 74 Rhinos In Assam In 3 Years: Forest Minister. Twenty one rhinos were killed in 2015, 22 the next year and nine last year, Pramilla Rani Brahma said in reply to a question by All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA Aminul Islam. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: February 08, ...
Libreville - Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-ton animal? Well in Gabon conservationists have begun trying to use the devices on elephants; tracking and drugging the animals, before attaching the high-tech gadgets in a bid to stop poachers and ivory trafficking. But it is not a simple ...

The turn-in-poachers reward program pays for information leading to the arrest/conviction of persons for the illegal possession, killing, taking, or waste of deer, elk, antelope, bear, cougar, wolf, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, moose, furbearers or game birds. Rewards can also be given for the illegal taking, ...
Ndara Ndjamba, one of the suspected poachers informed the court through his testimony that on the date in question they were on Rust's farm hunting illegally. Further stating that while they were busy skinning a kudu they had killed they heard gunshots with one of the bullets hitting Ukandanga and the ...
FOUR men were sentenced to imprisonment at the Ngwelezana Magistrate's Court last week after they were found guilty of rhino poaching and being in possession of illegal firearms and ammunition. Mduduzi Magwaza was sentenced to nine years imprisonment, Emmanuel Xulu to 12 years, ...
Esmond Bradley Martin, one of the world's leading investigators into the global illegal ivory and rhino horn trade, has been found stabbed to death in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. He worked undercover in some of the world's most dangerous and difficult places, photographing and documenting ivory markets ...
Four suspected poachers were arrested in Bulawayo after they were allegedly caught with 125kg of elephant tusks marked with fake serial numbers, the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife ... "We informed the police who manned a roadblock along the road, leading to the arrest of the poachers," he said.
SAMS VALLEY -- fish and Wildlife officers are hoping the lure of a $500 reward will lead to the capture of whoever shot and left for dead a bull elk Saturday morning in a Sams Valley field off Agate Road. Oregon State Police said a witness in the area reported seeing a newer white full-sized truck stop in ...
Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune Hardware ranch Wildlife Management Area in Blacksmith Fork Canyon gives visitors a unique opportunity to experience wild Elk up close. The working ranch maintains healthy rangelands for wildlife as well as increasing public awareness through community ...
The tower's elevated position and a strategic location offers sweeping views of the area so rangers can spot poachers and monitor herds. Using basic materials like re-purposed logs found on forest floors, handsaws and hatchets, Kokkeler built the tower in four days. Kokkeler said it is strong enough to withstand the rainy ...
"As a result of our anti-poaching strategy in the KNP, we are now seeing a decrease in the number of poacher activities in the park with a total of 2,662 recorded in 2017 compared with 2,883 in 2016," said the minister. Whilst there has been a decrease in the number of rhinos killed in the park, the number of ...
The South African government has revealed the number of rhinos illegally killed last year, suggesting measures to reduce poaching have had limited success. A total of 1,028 rhino were poached from 1 January to 31 December 2017, compared to 1,054 in the same period for 2016, "representing a ...
Game meat is being packed as ordinary parcels in gunny bags and ferried to Nairobi for sale. The uninspected meat lands in city butcheries and is purchased by unsuspecting residents. drought has taken toll in most parks and ranches. This has prompted an exodus of wildlife. Many animals roam in search ...
manager Rob Taylor said: "It looks like a clean shot to the belly by somebody who was not an approved stalker. Somebody has shot it and it was not a fatal shot. It's probably gone to where it was found. "It was probably a poacher who has gone out to get venison or somebody who did it just for the kill." ...
The arrested suspects will appear before Phalaborwa Magistrate's Court soon facing charges of possession of illegal firearms and ammunition and conspiracy to commit illegal hunting of protected species. File photo. Five suspects aged between 30 and 36 were arrested in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve ...
Five suspected illegal hunters arrested on Saturday along the R40 road between Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa, will appear before the Hoedspruit Magistrates Court soon, says the police. 10 hours ago. A 375 hunting rifle with serial numbers filled off was recovered during the arrest. Photos: Lim SAPS. LIMPOPO - The police ...
Elephants, giraffes, rhinos and other magnificent mammals targeted in wildlife conservation areas of Central Africa are under threat of extinction, caught in the crosshairs of armed groups and highly-militarized poachers, the United Nations environment wing warned on Friday. "The importance of engaging ...
Compare those fines to those faced by an accused poacher caught in Gloucester this May with 13 undersized striped bass ranging in size from 14 to 25 inches. The minimum size for striped bass landed in state waters is 28 inches and the bag limit per angler is one fish per day. The man faces criminal fines ...
Boston - Massachusetts has become known as a "poachers paradise" because of its outdated game laws and paltry fines that do little to deter illegal hunting, trapping and fishing. But an unlikely alliance between animal rights activists and hunters is driving a proposal on Beacon Hill that would increase ...
#13:08 Enforcement: Reporting person observes 3 people possibly taking abalone from reef at Garbage. Lifeguard investigates, unable to locate. #13:30 Enforcement: fish & Wildlife, short lobster at 1000 coast Blvd. Lifeguard responding, Fish & Wildlife could not respond. Lifeguards write citation and clear.
He was convicted on forensic evidence from RhODIS (Rhino DNA Indexing System), the DNA matching database that is successfully being used to connect horns, blood and animal carcasses from specific crime scenes to the poachers responsible for the barbarous killings and mutilations. According to a ...
19 January 2018 - Elephants, giraffes, rhinos and other magnificent mammals targeted in wildlife conservation areas of Central Africa are under threat of extinction, caught in the crosshairs of armed groups and highly-militarized poachers, the United Nations environment wing warned on Friday. "The importance of ...
By DANNISH ODONGO, ISIOLO, Kenya, Jan 15 - Members of the Oldonyiro Community Conservancy in Isiolo County have called on the government to tighten the noose on the illegal lucrative sandalwood business between poachers and underhand police officers in a bid to stump out the trade which ...
Tezpur: A female rhino was killed on Sunday night under Bagori range of Kaziranga National Park. The poachers fled without taking its horn. The incident took place at Daflang anti-poaching camp. Divisional forest officer Rohini Ballav Saikia said the poachers killed the female rhino at 9pm but were unable ...
What scientists learn may not put a particular poacher in jail, but will tell the story of where and when an elephant died on an African savannah so its tusk could be carved in Asia to make a goddess statue priced at US$72,000 (HK$463,000) in New York City. That statue was just one of numerous works of ...
poacher who shot deer and bundled it into the back of his car is fined. Gwierydd Williams was confronted by eyewitnesses during the incident. Share. By. Rebecca Day. 11:39, 12 JAN 2018; Updated 11:45, 12 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, crime statistics, ...
The 30 arrested Vietnamese crewmen await questioning at Khanom police station in Nakhon Si Thammarat after their four fishing boats were seized for illegally operating in Thai waters. (Photo by Nujaree Raekrun). - +. NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Four Vietnamese trawlers were seized and 30 crew ...
Federal authorities grappled with poachers and crooked dealers. Meanwhile, the quest in North Carolina to obtain a share of the glass eel quota for American Eel farm, owned by Rick Allyn in Jones County, continued. Allyn wanted permission to harvest glass eels in North Carolina to stock an aqua farm.
British efforts to tackle wildlife crime were criticised as empty talk yesterday after the government said that it was considering setting up an anti-poaching task force. The 25-year plan for the environment, announced by Theresa may, said that the government was "investigating the feasibility" of a new group ...
farmers in southern Sumatra found the body of a young male elephant inside a protected forest and missing its tusks. No external injuries were found that could point to a cause of death, leading wildlife activists to suspect it was killed by poisoning, a common tactic used by poachers. The discovery comes ...
In one example, rhino poacher Simon Ngomane was sentenced to 28 years in prison last year, following a 2011 shootout with rangers in South Africa's Kruger National Park. He was convicted, in part, because of DNA evidence that linked two freshly cut horns to an animal that had just been slaughtered in ...
For more about the debate over big game trophies, watch CNN films' "Trophy," premiering Sunday, January 14, at 9pm ET/PT, on CNN. (CNN) CODIS -- the FBI's Combined DNA Index System, containing genetic evidence gathered from crime scenes and serial offenders -- helps cops nab criminals. Now, a ...
For more about the debate over big game trophies, watch CNN films' "Trophy," premiering Sunday, January 14, at 9pm ET/PT, on CNN. (CNN) CODIS -- the FBI's Combined DNA Index System, containing genetic evidence gathered from crime scenes and serial offenders -- helps cops nab criminals. Now, a ...
BUSTED ...The police in the Zambezi region have made successful arrests after receiving a tip-off from a community member about the whereabouts of five suspects in possession of four elephant tusks allegedly of elephants from the Chobe National Park in Botswana. FIVE suspects who were arrested last ...
While the quest to capture quota for North Carolina continued, in the background, federal and state law enforcement had an increasingly difficult time monitoring the fishery as the gold-rush effect attracted poachers. See part 2 to find out why the American Eel Management Board's concerns about illegal ...


 

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