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93 countries join giant operation vs illegal trade in wildlife, timber

Paris --- International police agency Interpol says a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in millions of dollars worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world. The monthlong operation involved 93 countries in May, the statement said. The 1,974 seizures include 43 tons of wild meat, including bear, elephant, crocodile, whale and zebra, 1.3 tons of elephant ivory, 27,000 reptiles, almost 4,000 birds, 48 live primates, 14 big cats and the c

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