Poacher arrested from Jalpaiguri with an elephant tusk and bile duct of a Himalayan black bear

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By ILS July 4, 2016 19:51

Forest officers arrested a wildlife smuggler and recovered an elephant tusk and bile duct of a Himalayan black bear from his possession from Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.

The officials were tipped off about the accused, Ambar Gurung, arriving from Bhutan with the animal parts.

A trap was laid and Ambar was arrested from Jalpaiguri district. The tusk and the bile duct after being delivered to animal body parts trader in Kalimpong, was suppose to be sent to China.

Ambar is a resident of Jaldakha near the Indo-Bhutan border.

 

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