New Wildlife Bill Enacted in Kenya

Kenya is demonstrating that it does have the will to address wildlife crime.  This year it was reported a man from China was apprehended smuggling a large quantity of ivory out of the Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.  He was captured, required to pay about $300 U.S. and released the same day.  The new law passed by Parliament is a signal to poachers and smugglers in Kenya.  It is a game changer.

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