Endangered helmet shells, log seized
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Endangered helmet shells, also known as "Budyong" from Jolo, Sulu, and illegally cut logs aboard a motor launch in Palawan were confiscated by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in separate maritime operations. PCG personnel found 711 pieces of Budyong concealed in 30 sacks on board roll-on, roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel, MV Kristel Jane 3, in Zamboanga when it underwent inspection. Lieutenant Junior-Grade Jomark Angue, station commander of PCG Zamboanga, said the helmet shells weighing 50 kilograms were found at the cargo deck of the vessel.
Antonio, R. F. (2013, June 23). Endangered helmet shells, log seized. Manila Bulletin, p. 2.
- Manila Bulletin