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Scores arrested in wildlife poaching raids

Posted in Africa: Elephants, Africa: Primates, Africa: Rhinos with tags , , , , , , , , on December 9, 2009 by kendickjerkins

More than 2 tons of ivory has been seized and more than 100 people arrested in an international operation targeting wildlife crime in eastern Africa, Interpol announced Monday.

In 1999 $500 million dollars was spent on ivory in America alone.

Illegal ivory, weapons and animal skins seized in Kenya during Monday's raids.

Poaching is not only morally wrong it is 100% ILLEGAL!

Read more about the scores of poachers arrested here