Rangers rescue two lion cubs, arrest three individuals in illegal wildlife trafficking case

AMMAN — The environmental detectives at the Royal Department for Environmental Protection (Rangers) on Thursday foiled an attempt to sell two lion cubs. The department was tipped-off as to the whereabouts of the three individuals who had offered to sell the cubs illegally. The Jordan News Agency, Petra, quoted Spokesman for the Public Security Department Lt. Col. Amer Sartawi as saying that the intervention came in accordance with the provisions of the law, related to environmental protection.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: jordantimes.com

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Florida panther biologists encouraged by big cats’ progress in 2018

Thirty Florida panthers were killed in 2018, but biologists feel encouraged with the overall ...

Doubling tiger population by 2022 not biologically realistic

Over the span of the 20th century, the world lost approximately 97,500 tigers out ...

Mumbai: Five held for poaching big cat, sambar

Mumbai: Five held for poaching big cat, sambar - All five have confessed to ...