Category: Illegal Hunting/Poaching

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) 05/15 — Malaysian authorities said Monday that they have seized 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar worth 1.2 million ringgit ($276,721), in the latest heist of illegal wildlife and animal parts being smuggled into the country.

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PERRYVILLE, La. (AP) 01/08 — A Louisiana wildlife agent has been hospitalized after being shot multiple times while on patrol.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 25-year-old Tyler Wheeler of Monroe stopped a vehicle while patrolling in Morehouse Parish at about 2 a.m.

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