Tech-savvy youth the biggest players in illegal wildlife trade

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  • Saturday, 14 Mar 2015

Endangered species: A slow loris was among the animals seized.

PETALING JAYA: They are young and tech-savvy, and they are the biggest culprits of the online illegal wildlife trade.

The Department of Wild­life and National Parks (Perhilitan) enforcement director Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim said those arrested were aged 20 and below and that most of them carried out the entire trade via their mobile phones.

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