Customs - NAIA intensifies efforts against illegal wildlife smuggling
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The Bureau of Customs - Port of NAIA turned over to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Wildlife Traffic Monitoring Unit (DENR - WTMU) 1,529 live exotic turtles at the NAIA Terminal 2, Pasay City. The confiscated turtles (Star Tortoise, Redfoot Tortoise, Sulcata Tortoise, Red-eared Slider live species) were found inside the left-behind luggage of a certain arriving Filipino passenger from flight number PR 311 Hong Kong. Illegal Wildlife Trading is a violation of RA 10863 (Customs Modernization and Traffic Act) and RA 9147 (Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act).
Customs - NAIA intensifies efforts against illegal wildlife smuggling. (2019, March 5). Malaya Business Insight, p. A5.
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