Through inspection, the working group discovered an iron cage containing 3 living wild animals, including 1 Bengal monitor (group IB-rare and endangered), and 2 Asian palm civets.
On the afternoon of October 21, the Thua Thien-Hue Provincial Forestry Department said that the unit had just discovered a restaurant in the area that illegally traded in wild animals.
Specifically, on October 14, after receiving the news that Son Hai Quan 3 restaurant, located in Thuy Duong ward (Huong Thuy town), engaged in illegal trading of wild animals, the Sub-Department of Control Forestry in Thua Thien-Hue province quickly established a team to check the traceability of forest products.
Through inspection, the task force discovered an iron cage containing 3 living individuals and wild animals, including 1 Bengal monitor (group IB-rare and endangered) and 2 Asian palm civets.
In addition, the working group also discovered at this restaurant that 16kg of wild boar meat was stored at this restaurant, 1 dead masked palm civet, 1 living civet, 1 living Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine with records purchased from farms that were purchased from farms. Hue City Forest Protection Department previously confirmed.
It is known that for the act of trading in wild animals of group IB (individuals of the Bengal monitor) on the list of endangered and rare, violators can be administratively fined at the level of 300-330 million dong.
Accarding to Vietnamnet