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Posted
12/14/11
Produced by: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Partners: Wildlife Conservation Society, Government of Thailand, Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Save the Tiger Fund, Natural History New Zealand, and WCS Indonesia Program

Overview

WCS conservationists have found that the same gangs that smuggle weapons and drugs are poaching the last remaining tigers to the edge of existence. But as organized crime steps up its game in wildlife trade, WCS is fighting back, working to monitor wildlife and train more park rangers. (Original video link here.)

The U.S. Postal Service has issued a special semipostal stamp to benefit elephants, rhinoceros, tigers, great apes, and marine turtles. Learn more here.

Last updated: December 14, 2011