Liberia Special Wildlife Investigation Unit

Large seizure of Pangolin scales in Liberia

Acting on intelligence, officers from the Liberia Special Wildlife Investigation Unit (SWIU) undertook a successful operation known as Operation PEAR. This investigation resulted in the seizure of 369 kilos of whte and black pangolin scales from the Grand Gedeh County area in Liberia. The operatives met with a regional buyer of pangolin scales who alleged […]

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Live chimpanzee rescued, one arrest made in Liberia

On May 2, 2023, only 3 weeks after the Special Wildlife Investigation Unit (SWIU) was formed, the SWIU undertook an investigation of a prominent member of the Monrovia community who was unlawfully in possession of a chimpanzee. During the investigation known as Operation BANANA, the SWIU operatives were able to gain the trust and confirm

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