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Man Arrested for Illegally Possessing Endangered Birds

CityNews – A 61 year old man has been arrested for illegally possessing nearly sixty endangered birds.

On November 29th, forestry officers along with police arrested Sak Kwantong, 61, at a residence in Luang Nuea, Ngao District, Lampang. The man was found with 59 red-whiskered bulbuls in possession. These are endangered species, according to Wild Animal Reservation and Protection Act 1992. He is charged with hunting, possessing and breeding endangered animals without permission.