Malaysia drops the ball on wildlife trafficking, says group

Notorious wildlife trafficker Anson Wong has been freed from prison after a court reduced his five-year term, reports Malaysian state media. Wong had served 17-and-a-half-months for illegally exporting nearly 100 reptiles from Malaysia.

Malaysia drops the ball on wildlife trafficking, says group

Malaysia failed to effectively assemble a case against convicted wildlife smuggler Anson Wong, leading to his early release from prison, says an anti-wildlife trafficking group.

Thu 23 Feb 12 from Mongabay.com

'Snakes on a Plane' trafficker freed early from jail

Notorious wildlife trafficker Anson Wong has been freed from prison after a court reduced his five-year term, reports Malaysian state media. Wong had served 17-and-a-half-months for illegally ...

Wed 22 Feb 12 from Mongabay.com

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