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Following increased vigilance by Uganda Wildlife Authority to fight illegal trade in wildlife products, another consignment of 42 poisonous snakes and 147 chameleons was this week impounded at Entebbe International Airport in what is yet more evidence of the need to strengthen the UWA presence at Entebbe Airport and other border outlets.

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A consignment of 62kg of ivory was On Sunday night confiscated by Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers following a tip off from a security operative at the airport.

The ivory which was parked in two blue leather suitcases had already been cleared by airport security and the various organizations involved in clearing cargo for export before a whistleblower alerted UWA.

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