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Indonesian birds face extinction due to pet trade

May 25, 2016 - 4:21 PM

It is illegal to hunt birds in the wild in Indonesia and sell them as pets but critics say the law is often flouted and major bird markets in cities still operate freely

ENDANGERED. An Indonesian police officer holds a water bottle with dead rare Paradisaeidae birds, also known as bird of paradise, put inside for illegal trade. EPA/FULLY HANDOKO