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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : July 05, 2017, 12:42
Duration : 01:38

Tortoise smuggling : 2 held for smuggling 200 rare star tortoise

The Wildlife Control Bureau (WCCB) of Navi Mumbai along with Forest Department team on Monday seized rare 200 Indian Star tortoises which is protected under schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and arrested two- son and his father from Kalyan railway station for smuggling these tortoises from Bangalore. This species is endangered and its possession, transport, sale or its offer of sale is illegal.

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