Chinese Smugglers in Bolivia involved in trafficking of jaguar teeth

Posted on September 4, 2016 • Filed under: Bolivia, China, Crime, Organized Crime reported The trafficking of jaguar teeth from Bolivia’s natural parks to China has sparked worries that Asian smugglers are boosting this illegal trade.

Between 2014 and 2016, 800 jaguar teeth have been seized by Bolivian authorities, suggesting that around 200 animals have been killed, reported the Bolivian Environment Forum (Foro Boliviano sobre Medio Ambiente – FOBOMADE). The teeth were reportedly intended to be smuggled to China. Read Article


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