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Illegal Wildlife Markets Increased, Scorpion Insists Conservation Agency to Apply Quota System (November 28, 2015)
Posted on 23:53 November 28th, 2015

 Illegal wildlife markets in Medan increased currently. Scorpion foundation insisted the government conservation agency (BKSDA) in North Sumatra to apply quota system to control harvest of the wildlife in the forest.

 In a letter to BKSDA on 28 November 2015 Scorpion reported its finding from visit to wildlife illegal markets in Medan. In the visit on Sunday (November 22, 2015) Scorpion discovered that illegal wildlife sales growing in this city. At Pasar Bintang Medan, wildlife was displayed on the road side.

 The illegal sale of wild birds also took place every Sunday in front of the Buddhist temple at Jalan Imam Bonjol Medan and at the Cemara Asri Housing Complex.

 In the letter Scorpion insisted BKSDA to implement a quota system to capture animals in the wild. With the quota system then BKSDA in North Sumatra will be able to control the harvesting and poaching of wildlife.

Bird sale in from of temple at Cemara Housing Compleks in Medan - 1 copy

Bird sale in front of Buddhist temple at Cemara Asri Housing Complex, Medan.

Bird sale in front of tempell at Cemara Hosuing Complex in Medan - 2 copy 

Releasing birds after prayer at Buddhist temple, Cemara Asri Housing complex, Medan.

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 Bird sale in front of Buddhist temple, Jl. Imam Bonjol Medan.

 

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Bird sale at Merak Jingga wildlife market.

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Bird sale at illegal market, Pasar Bintang Medan.

 

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Illegal bird sale at Jalan Bintang.


Bird sale at Merak Jingga 5 copyMerak Jingga wildlife market.



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Long-tailed macaque on sale near the street at Jalan Bintang Medan.

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Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) at illegal market, Pasar Bintang Medan.

 

Pasar Bintang - Long tailed macaque looks sick on sale copy

Sick long tailed macaque on sale at illegal market, Pasar Bintang Medan.

 

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Sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) on illegal market, Pasar Bintang Medan.

 

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Sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) on illegal market, Pasar Bintang Medan.

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