Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa

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New York Post—NEW DELHI — A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed why the creature died: a poacher’s wire snare punctured its windpipe and sapped its strength as the wound festered for days. Snares like this one set in southern India’s dense forest have become increasingly common amid

Coronavirus: Food shortages cause spike in poaching in Asia, Africa. Authorities in India are concerned a spike in poaching not only could kill more endangered tigers and leopards but also species these carnivores depend upon to survive.