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Protected Animal Trader in Barito Arrested (October 5, 2016)
Posted on 18:42 October 05th, 2016


Environmental Resources sub-section at the Special Crime Investigation Unit of Jakarta provincial police, today announced that the unit busted illegal trade of protected animals in Barito, South Jakarta.

 

Public Relation head of Jakarta Police, Chief Commissioner Awi Setiyono told the media in Jakarta today, the trader was a woman with initial “P”. “P” did not display the animals in her shop but hide them under a table. The animals include Yellow-crested cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea), Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella), Bali myna (Leucopsar rothschildi), and Black-winged Myna (Acridotheres melanopterus)

 

Two other wildlife traders via Facebook (initials ARM and FS) were also arrested for trading of protected slow lorises.

Link to DETIK.COM Full report.



This picture of Yellow-crested cockatoo was taken in Medan zoo just for illustration of the species.

(Photo: Scorpion)



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