Mario Tabraue Zoological Imports Indicted

Mario Tabraue Zoological Imports Indicted

Mario Tabraue Zoological Imports Indicted   A drug-smuggling ring that killed an informer and cut up his body while trafficking in a half-million pounds of marijuana has been broken, the Federal authorities said today.   The ring also bribed police officers...

LION seized in drug raid!

Nikita Lioness seized in drug raid! Listen to Scott Lope talk about Nikita the Lioness his favorite cat at the sanctuary. Nikita was seized by police in a drug raid and when she arrived at Big Cat Rescue she was severely underweight and had developed growths on her...

Wildlife smuggling nets big bucks for organized crime

3/20/2009 Illegally traded animals can end up anywhere from a cooking pot in Asia to a pet shop in Europe Humming birds bound and stuffed in cigarette packets, snakes and tortoises inside a hollowed out teddy bear, exotic birds’ eggs made into necklaces—these...

Exotic animals trapped in net of Mexican drug trade

Date: 09-Feb-09Country: MEXICOAuthor: Mica Rosenberg MEXICO CITY – From the live snakes that smugglers stuff with packets of cocaine to the white tigers drug lords keep as exotic pets, rare animals are being increasingly sucked into Mexico’s deadly...