/ 30 August 2022

Direct jail sentences a win in fight against South Africa’s illegal wildlife trade

Ground Pangolin, Also Known As Temminck's Pangolin Or Cape Pangolin, (smutsia Temminckii), Controlled Conditions, Private Reserve, Namibia
Improved integration and coordination has helped law enforcement track cases in pangolin trafficking. (Photo by Sylvain Cordier / Biosphoto / Biosphoto via AFP)
Collaboration between the various state agencies and specialist prosecutors are needed to break the illicit value chain of wildlife trafficking

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