Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung
Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung

Surge in number of endangered wildlife products seized by Hong Kong customs

Smugglers were caught disguising pangolin scales as potato chips, concealing ivory in computer cases and even wrapping live turtles in socks before hiding them in luggage

Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China
Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung
Louise Ho Pui-shan (left), assistant commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department and Simon Chan Kin-fung, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s assistant director. Photo: Christy Leung
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