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Bolivian gang causes a stir at London Zoo

April 8, 2011

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Any self-respecting fashionista will know that an outfit on a bright sunny day just isn’t complete without a pair of shades to keep you cool. Yes ok and the obvious reason –  to stop you squinting like Mr Magoo!   The one-size-fits-all rule however, does not apply to these mischievous black-capped (or Bolivian) squirrel monkeys at […]

Wildlife Trafficking

December 30, 2010

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Each year more than a quarter of a million smuggled animals are seized by Brazil’s special police task force. The fight against this illegal trade is one, the authorities say, they are winning. According to the special environmental police battalion, it has cut the traffic in exotic animals onto the market by 80 per cent compared […]