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Tiger skin and bones seized

Sep 23 2013

TigerBones-SkinOfficials of the Forest Protection and Surveillance Unit seized a tiger skin and bones from two Indian men in Gelegphu on September 20. It was confiscated from a hotel in Gelegphu town before the men could trade it with the buyer, suspected to be Bhutanese.TigerBones-Skin.

The authorities said the suspects’ room was raided seizure following a tip-off from their informer. The unit has a network of informers both within and outside the country.

The two Indian men were fined as per the forest conservation rules.

The officials from the Forest Protection and Surveillance Unit says anybody giving any information on wildlife trade will be rewarded.



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3 comments on “Tiger skin and bones seized

  1. Sither Tenzin on said:

    Commendable job!

  2. pema thinley on said:

    People handling such type of business should be severely punished and if i happened to know such type of business doing i would informed.Thanks to the informer.

  3. namsang rinzang on said:

    we the people are very much impressed with the hard work and dedication of forest officials in conserving wild life. WE people of Bhutan will corporate in your case fore sure.

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