working days after Scorpion Foundation sent report and photographs of protected
species sale in Ajibarang wildlife market, Banyumas, Central Java province, until
today (27th of April 2016) the market has not been raided by the Natural Resources Conservation Agency
(BKSDA) Central Java, a reliable source told Scorpion Foundation today.
Scorpion report and photographs of Ajibarang market were sent to BKSDA Central Java on 16th of April 2016 with carbon copies sent to several officers at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF). When visiting this market on 13 April 2016, Scorpion Foundation together with Wildlife Conservation found 2 Leopard cats (Felis bengalensis) in this market but the report is ignored.
Javan Ferret Bedger, a Near Threatened species according to the Red List of World Conservation Union( IUCN), was also on sale in Ajibarang.
Approximately 500 individuals of bird were on sale in this market openly.
Scorpion Foundation texted the Director of Prevention and Protection at the Law Enforcement Directorate General of MoEF today asking the case but the text was not replied.
Leopard cats (Felis bengalensis) Javan Ferret Bedger on sale openly in Ajibarang wildlife market. (Photo: Scorpion)
another picture of the Leopard cats (Felis bengalensis) Javan Ferret Bedger on sale openly in Ajibarang market. (Photo: Scorpion)
Leopard cat. (Photo: Scorpion)
Birds on sale in Ajibarang. (Photo: Scorpion)
Various birds entered Ajibarang market without transport permit (SATS-DN). So, they are illegal birds. (Photo: Scorpion)