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Cameroon: 160 ivory, parrot feathers and pangolin scales seized from smugglers in Douala

Cameroon: 160 ivory, parrot feathers and pangolin scales seized from smugglers in Douala
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(Business in Cameroon) - Official sources reveal that Cameroon’s police just seized 160 ivory, feathers and Pangolin scales.

These items, taken from protected animals, were seized while they were being loaded on a truck in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital. The load was hidden under bags of foodstuffs to be sent to Nigeria.  

In relation with this smuggling, police sources revealed that three people were arrested and, as far as the parts seized are concerned, they were to be released to the ministry of forests and fauna this November 13, 2017.

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