7 months NAIA customs intercept illegal shipments of wildlife trade products MB
By Ariel Fernandez The Bureau of Customs (BOC) intercepted several illegal shipments of wildlife trade products declared as registered mails and toys at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). (VIA ARIEL FERNANDEZ / MANILA BULLETIN) The shipments, containing stingray skin, moose head, preserved fox, and some 100 big spiders, were immediately turned over to the Wildlife Trafficking Management Unit (WTMU-DENR), the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), and the Bureau Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for proper disposal. Customs district collector Carmelita Talusan said the shipment of illegal wildlife such as stingray skin from Jakarta, Indonesia was found in a package ... more