Vietnam nabs 2.4 tons of smuggled ele...

Vietnam nabs 2.4 tons of smuggled elephant tusks

There are 2 comments on the WTVC story from Aug 1, 2012, titled Vietnam nabs 2.4 tons of smuggled elephant tusks. In it, WTVC reports that:

The Laborer newspaper says customs officials in Ho Chi Minh City discovered the tusks on Monday in a container shipped from Mozambique which had been declared cowhide.

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Thach Sung

United States

#1 Aug 1, 2012
Vietnam among worst performers in wildlife trade crackdown: WWF
Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012 03:00:00

Vietnam received its two red scores for its failure to stop the trade of rhino and tiger parts. Vietnam was identified in the report as the top destination worldwide for rhino horn, which has fueled a poaching crisis in South Africa.

According to the report, many Vietnamese, including some diplomats, have been arrested or implicated in South Africa for acquiring rhino horns illegally.

toi te qua'...

London, UK

#2 Aug 1, 2012


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