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LAGA Ape Operation-Shocking Image -Gorilla's hand


Shocking image of a hand of a poached gorilla. Note the resemblance to a human hand. This is a seizure from a LAGA wildlife law enforcement operation against an ape dealer. Dealer was prosecuted. LAGA - LAGA is the only Wildlife Law enforcement NGO in Africa and unique in the world in its approach and activities.Trade in live or part of protected animal species like elephants and apes is illegal according to Cameroon wildlife law with a prison term of up to 3 years.

Future for Nature Award

One of the most awaited achievements Ofir seeks to see is working together with many countries beside those of the sub region to get wildlife traffickers behind bars. The Director in this interview also thinks that the larger problem is not just the wildlife criminals but the current trends in conservation.

LAGA MINFOF Elephant tails and leopard skin arrest

Trade in live or part of protected animal species like leopards, elephants and apes is illegal according to Cameroon wildlife law with a prison term of up to 3 years. The dealer is in prison awaiting court judgement.

LAGA Elephant teeth dealer arrest


Footage of a successful operation on wildlife crime crackdown that resulted in the arrest of a leopard skin and elephant tooth dealer in Yaounde, Cameroon. Background voices are in French. The Cameroons 1994 wildlife law gives jail terms and fines for anyone found guilty of this crime and the National Control Brigade of the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife carried out this operation and the Regional Delegation of the same Ministry carried out this operation in collaboration with the Forces of Law and Order, the Judiciary and LAGA.

France24 Broadcast Ivory Network in Cameroon


The scourge of poaching, the white ivory! Cameroon is one of the few countries fighting the scourge of poaching. It's a dangerous battle, in a world where corruption and the promise of easy money often lead to conflict.

LAGA Lion's operation 3 days before arrest


Illegal dealers in Maroua Cameroon present a lion skin for sale 3 days before their arrest, explaining its origin is Chad and demanding $600 for it and $300 for another. LAGA wildlife law enforcement work is sponsored by the Born Free Foundation.

LAGA Leopard skins dealer arrest West Province Cameroon June 2007


Successful LAGA leopard skins operation on a dealer caught with two leopard skins.The two leopard skins were from recently kill Successful LAGA leopard skins operation on a dealer caught with two leaopard skins.The two leopard skins were from recently killed animals and the dealer works with anothe dealer from a judicial body .Trade in live or part of protected animal species like leopards, elephants and apes is illegal according to Cameroon wildlife law with a prison term of up to 3 years.



LAGA ivory seizure in Djoum Cameroon before operation


Cameroon TV news broadcast of a past seizure of ivory and apes implicating a fugitive apprehended in February 07. The Djoum area. Cameroon TV news broadcast of a past seizure of ivory and apes implicating a fugitive apprehended in February 07. The Djoum area in the South of Cameroon has been identified as a hot spot for ivory trafficking that became flourishing in resent months following corruption and complicity of local officials.

The Chinese Connection - Chopsticks and killed elephants


Successful LAGA operation exposing the Chinese Connection to illegal ivory trade from Cameroon. Two major dealers were prosecuted. Successful LAGA operation exposing the Chinese Connection to illegal ivory trade from Cameroon. Two major dealers were prosecuted. 116.5kg of ivory has been seized representing an estimated value of $12,000. The raid on the 2 workshops caught the workshops at work transforming fresh elephants' tusks into ivory articles to be sold in the Chinese market.
The Illegal activities of the workshops were observed for a month before the operation took place.

LAGA ivory operation 12 tusk and Elephant foot stool


Action footage from LAGA operation against ivory dealers in Cameroon.Arresting the dealers on their way for a deal with 12 tusks a Action footage from LAGA operation against ivory dealers in Cameroon.Arresting the dealers on their way for a deal with 12 tusks and an elephant foot stool.The arrest resulted in prosecution of three dealers and is one of the first prosecution under the wild life law in the history of Cameroon.Trade in live or part of protected animal species like elephants and apes is illegal according to Cameroon wildlife law with a prison term of up to 3 years.

Leopard skins dealers arrest West province Cameroon


Hidden camera captures leopard skin being displayed by a dealer for sale some days before the arrest.The dealer works in a network wherein other dealers supply to him and he does the selling. leopards are threatened and protected by the wildlife law in Cameroon providing a prison term of up to 3 years. the dealers are behind bars.

LAGA Leopard skins dealer arrest West Province Cameroon


Successful LAGA leopard skins operation on a dealer caught with two leopard skins.The two leopard skins were from recently kill Successful LAGA leopard skins operation on a dealer caught with two leaopard skins.The two leopard skins were from recently killed animals and the dealer works with anothe dealer from a judicial body .Trade in live or part of protected animal species like leopards, elephants and apes is illegal according to Cameroon wildlife law with a prison term of up to 3 years.