Cambodia rescues tortoises, pythons

Cambodia rescues tortoises, pythons

Molins de Rei stromectol dose poids Kandal – Cambodian authorities rescued more than half a ton of live tortoises and pythons stolen by smugglers, a forestry official said on Tuesday, the latest haul in a country with a thriving illegal wildlife trade.

Patancheru partnervermittlung schaumburg The animals – 102 elongated tortoises and 17 pythons – weighed a total of 570kg.

Örnsköldsvik super free slot games They were confiscated on Monday afternoon from a cargo truck in Cambodia’s Kandal province, forestry official Y Sophy told AFP.

paytm poker blusteringly « They were being transported to Phnom Penh where they would then be smuggled to Vietnam, » he said, adding the creatures were scooped up from Cambodia’s Battambang province.ário-de-namoro.html No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over, the official said.

eu quero tanto namorar vc phut The rescued tortoises and pythons are now with a conservation group that will release them back into the wild.

The elongated tortoise is listed as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

It faces dire over-harvesting for food and Asia’s animal trade, which fuels a regional demand for exotic pets and traditional medicine.

Cambodia’s black market for trafficked wildlife is enabled by corrupt authorities and weak legislation in a country rich with biodiversity.