Man held with 40 endangered lizards in Delhi

In what might be the biggest haul of monitor lizards — an endangered species — in the Capital, the Delhi Police arrested a man and seized 40 reptiles, which are alive, from his possession in West Delhi on January 11, says an Indian Express report.

Officials said the accused, Prabhu (48), was allegedly planning to sell the lizards, which were tied up and stuffed into seven gunny bags, to a client who failed to turn up. The poacher had tied the limbs of the lizards together to keep them immobile, the police said.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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