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Fight is on to save SE Asia’s exotic wildlife

In May, the Geneva-based international police agency Interpol coordinated “Operation Thunderstorm,” a month-long series of sting operations across 92 counties worldwide that successfully arrested traffickers and confiscated illegally traded wildlife. Interpol said that some 1,400 suspects had been identified worldwide and that tons of meat, elephant ivory, pangolin scales and illegally trafficked timber were seized […]