Northern California Man Charged with Illegally Importing Leopard He Killed in AfricaFederal prosecutors in San Francisco charged a man from Willits with illegally bringing the skull and skin of a leopard they say he killed in South Africa into the U.S.
Poacher Gets Unique Sentence, Jailed Only In Hunting SeasonThe man, who pleaded guilty to poaching a white-tailed deer in October, will spend every weekend of hunting season in jail for the next five years.
Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant PartsPres. Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
Former Aussie Sniper Joins Battle Against Rhino, Elephant PoachersA former soldier for the Australian military is now an animal activist using skills honed in combat to fight the scourge of poaching in South Africa,
'Turtle Rangers' Planting Decoy Eggs To Track, Catch Latin American PoachersTurtle Rangers are planting high-tech decoy eggs to catch poachers trading in endangered sea turtle eggs.
Bay Area Couple's African Safari Becomes A Prison Nightmare After They're Accused Of PoachingA Peninsula couple on safari in Africa ended up in a Tanzanian prison, facing a 20-year sentence for poaching. After spending $60,000 on bribes and fines, they are home.
San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant PartsThe ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA's Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.
Apple Battery Lawsuit Employee Poaching Noncompete iPhone iPadA battery maker is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.
Sacramento Man Pleads Guilty To Commercially Poaching 60 Bobcats, FoxesA man who illegally set some 50 traps for bobcats and foxes over a 900-square mile area across Northern California has pleaded guilty to various criminal charges.
Redwood Tree Burl Poaching Spreading To Other NorCal Forests, OregonThe poaching of knobby growths on ancient redwood trees has spread to national forests in Northern California and Oregon.
Poachers Butchering Northern California's Majestic Redwoods For ProfitCalifornia's treasured redwood trees are under attack by poachers hacking out the trees' distinctive burls which are later turned into tables, artwork or other adornments.
Authorities Look To Deter Northern California Redwood PoachersAuthorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make lacey-grained coffee tables.