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Tuesday, 10 February 2004 Hits 157 Categories Wildlife News

 

The Western Cape Nature Conservation Board's environmental crimes unit has successfully prosecuted nearly 120 cases since it was formed in November 2001 but this is the first in SA to target insect-collectors. Paul Gildenhuys of the unit noted that SA and the Western Cape in particular were ideal targets for illegal trafficking due to the richness of the natural habitat and species.

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