Images of Freire have now surfaced, in which he can be seen carrying a dead jaguar over his shoulders while a pack of dogs trail his heels. Sources say Brazilian authorities were able to arrest the gang after having hacked and tracked their conversations and movements for the past three months.
Dentist..accused of illegally killing > 1000 jaguars as part of illegal poach’g gang that has been opera’g in Brazil Gang of poachers busted in Brazil amid claims it..killed 1000 jaguars Dentist, TemistoclesBarbosaFreire, is said2Bthe most active of..gang.https://t.co/q4NRGnLUjg pic.twitter.com/vWhWN6rAL9— NoAnimalPoaching! (@NoAnimalPoachin) July 9, 2019
Seven men were arrested and now face criminal charges of illegal hunting and use of a firearm. As per the Mirror, during the three months they were being monitored by the police, the gang killed as many as eight jaguars, 13 capybaras, 10 collared peccaries and two deer.
The name of the thug is Temistocles Barbosa Freire, a dentist who is believed to have illegally killed over 1,000… https://t.co/Nn2ErV97wM— D.Karagiannakis (@D_Karagiannakis) July 9, 2019
What a sick and twisted world we live in. To think that an animal as majestic and proud as the jaguar has been shot for sport by these men … it makes my blood boil. All of the creatures we share this Earth with have a right to live. Share this article if you agree!