Man trans­ports white tiger cubs

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA - ZJOL.COM.CN

A driver, sur­named Yang, has been de­tained and faces pros­e­cu­tion over the il­le­gal trans­porta­tion of three white tiger cubs in Huzhou. Yang lied when his van was stopped for in­spec­tion in a park­ing area, say­ing the cubs were Per­sian cats. He later ad­mit­ted to lo­cal forestry po­lice to hav­ing trans­ported the white tigers, which are now un­der the State’s pro­tec­tion. Po­lice said Yang had bro­ken the coun­try’s wildlife pro­tec­tion laws. The cubs were sent to Wux­ing forestry po­lice sta­tion.

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