Thai forest rangers find themselves outgunned when tackling poachers

The country is a key transit point for smugglers moving on to Vietnam and China, two of the world’s biggest markets for parts from endangered and protected species.

Camo-clad rangers ambush a camp in a lush Thai national park, kicking away a machete and a firearm and pinning two suspected poachers to the ground – part of a training exercise to counter a lucrative wildlife trade.

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