Help locate 9 endangered species stolen from zoo- DENR
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), is asking the public to help in locating the nine endangered animal species stolen from Avilon Zoo last August 14. DENR, through its Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), is asking for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those responsible for stealing the animals from the wildlife facility. These include three mature red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria), one mature yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus); one mature common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina); three mature black palm cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus), and one juvenile brown tufted capuchin monkey (Sapajus apella).
De Vera-Ruiz, E. (2018, August 19). Help locate 9 endangered species stolen from zoo- DENR. Manila Bulletin, p. 5.
Rare species; Environmental legislation; Animal welfare; Freshwater turtles; Chelonoidis denticulatus; Chelydra serpentina; Probosciger aterrimus; Sapajus apella; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB); Philippine Operations Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife Trade; Rodriguez, Crisanta Marlene; Antiporda, Benny
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