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Cambodia rescues tortoises, pythons

Cambodia rescues tortoises, pythons

ladbrokes instant spins Sibiti 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.

ivomec injectable for swine The animals – 102 elongated tortoises and 17 pythons – weighed a total of 570kg.

jumba bet free money Grafton They were confiscated on Monday afternoon from a cargo truck in Cambodia’s Kandal province, forestry official Y Sophy told AFP.

Desenzano del Garda gabapentin and « 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.

stromectol poux prix daftly No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over, the official said.

prise du stromectol strainedly 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.