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poh ching

  • n  cooking in simmering liquid
  • v  hunt illegally
    people are poaching elephants for their ivory
  • v  cook in a simmering liquid

  • A poaching ring slaughters the protected birds in Canada .
  • It may also lead to increased incidences of poaching of park wildlife.
  • Trinidadians celebrate the scarlet ibis as their national bird, but heavy poaching suggests that many are just as happy to enjoy it in a curry.
News & Articles

  • 8 men get prison time for poaching bears
    The bear and deer poaching and other illegal hunting activities took place in national forests in North Carolina and Georgia
    June 16, 2013 - ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville
  • Men Get Federal Prison Time For Poaching Bears
    A federal magistrate sentenced seven men to prison time for poaching bears and deer and other illegal hunting activities in national forests in North Carolina and Georgia.
    June 16, 2013 - WFMY News 2 Greensboro
  • Men get prison for poaching in WNC
    BRYSON CITY — A judge sentenced seven men to time in prison for poaching bears and deer and other illegal hunting activities on national forests in Western North Carolina after they were charged following a years-long law enforcement probe.
    June 15, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
Quotes

  • Karl Amman in Washington Post
    These elephants get poached a lot more than the eastern and southern African elephants,said Karl Amman, a wildlife photographer and investigator into the illegal trade in animals. "I am convinced the poaching of forest elephants in the...
  • George Schaller in PhysOrg.com
    China has made a major effort to control poaching,said Schaller. "The large poaching gangs of the 1990s, which were at times arrested with 600 or more chiru hides largely ceased to exist."
  • Marthinus van Schalkwyk in Africasia
    I remain of the view that the abalone resource is endangered due to ecological changes and poaching. This fishery is in a crisis and should be managed as an emergency. The closure of the abalone fishery is the right thing to do,said Van...

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