Trafficking of 30 Endangered Jaco Parrots Prevented at Bulgarian Border
Bulgaria's customs officers have prevented the trafficking of 30 parrots with false documents on Sunday, the Customs Agency announced.
A mobile group in the northwestern city of Vidin inspected a vehicle in the area of Danube Bridge 2. The driver was a Bulgarian traveling to the Czech Republic.
He was transporting 30 African grey parrots Jaco, for which he showed Dutch certificate CITE - International Convention regulating the trade of endangered species of wild fauna and flora.
A check with the help of experts from the Ministry of Environment and Water showed that the documents were fake.
The driver was issued a customs violation statement, the parrots were seized and will be given to the Regional Inspectorate - Montana.
- » Police Detained a Bulgarian in France with Nearly 30 kg of Cannabis
- » 1kg of Cocaine and Almost 5kg of Heroin Seized by Police in Plovdiv Area
- » Cyberterrorists Attacked 40 US Cities
- » Bulgarian Special Prosecutor's Office Files Indictment Against Controversial Banevi Family
- » Over One Tonne of Cannabis Was Found Aboard a Yacht in Greece
- » Bulgarian Police Seizes 76 kg of Cocaine Hidden Among Fruits