Putting illegal trade to the torch

Stuffed Sumatran tigers, ivory and other confiscated items made from endangered animals being destroyed at the Aceh Forestry Ministry Office in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, yesterday. The items were seized from poachers and illegal traders of wild animals
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Stuffed Sumatran tigers, ivory and other confiscated items made from endangered animals being destroyed at the Aceh Forestry Ministry Office in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, yesterday. The items were seized from poachers and illegal traders of wild animals in Aceh province as the country's authorities continue their fight against the illegal trade in wild animals and the products made from them.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2016, with the headline 'Putting illegal trade to the torch'. Print Edition | Subscribe