The Police of the Decentralized Department of the Environment, rescued three specimens of wild fauna in Huanuco, Ucayali Y Mother of God, including two toads, an owl and a turtle, which were in a state of abandonment, lost and ready to be commercialized in the illegal markets of the aforementioned regions.
During the patrol activities to counteract environmental crimes, as well as the rescue of wildlife animals, a bucket with a cloth mesh as protection was found near the Huánuco model market, located in the Huánuco shred, whose interior was trapped two toads.
When the authorities questioned the passers-by in the area, no one was able to give a reason, and they were rescued and transferred to the corresponding agency.
On the other hand, in block 4 of Avenida San Martín, district of Coronel Portillo (Ucayali), they found a “Lechuzon Orejudo” (Asio clamator or Pseudocops Clamator) under a tree, which was in poor health. being collected in a cage, to put it safely. The bird would have a value of 200 soles in the illegal market.
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Finally, near the Plaza de Armas in Puerto Maldonado (Madre de Dios), the troops found a tortoise of the species podocnemis unifilis, about seven centimeters long. The animal was in a state of abandonment, proceeding to its rescue. Its value in the illegal market would be 500 soles.
In all cases, the animals were transferred to the Wildlife Area of the corresponding Regional Forest and Wildlife Management, where they were safely placed and have been monitored by specialists.
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