Police has nabbed two youth in possession of 2.2 kg of dried sea horse (Hippocampus sp.) from Keshar Mahal of Kathmandu, central Nepal. The trade of this species has been banned in Nepal since May 15, 2004. Meanwhile a wild elephant was found dead in Madhuban Mathawal of Parsa, central Nepal. Bullet spots on its body has raised suspicion that elephant was shot dead by poachers.
November 22, 23