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Thailand | Business magnate arrested for illegally hunting in WH-listed Thung Yai Naresuan reserve

The head of one of Thailand's largest construction companies has been arrested for hunting protected animals in a wildlife sanctuary and was found with the skin of a black panther and other animals, officials announced Tuesday.


Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said Premchai Karnasuta was arrested Sunday with three others after park officials were informed they had set up camp in a restricted wildlife sanctuary on Thailand's western border. The Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary is listed as a World Heritage Site by the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO because of its diversity of fauna and flora.


http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/thai-construction-magnate-arrested-hunting-sanctuary-52867670

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