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Thai animal traffickers keep getting away with crimes, and authorities ask for U.S. help

When Thailand arrested suspected animal trafficking kingpin Boonchai Bach last year, it was hailed by animal rights groups as a watershed day and a chance to unravel Hydra, the vast Vietnamese trafficking ring he was believed to be part of. One animal welfare group compared Mr. Boonchai’s capture ...

Jeff Mordock

Thai police bust animal trafficking gang

Thai police seized more than 1,600 bear claws and other animal parts in central Thailand’s Ayutthaya Province. Three suspects, including one Lao national and two from Vietnam were nabbed during the operation, according to reports. Keep reading ...

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