TITLE

Wild bird laundering

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
South Asian Post;8/16/2012, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Solomon Islands which has become center for illegal bringing and caging of wild birds for sale.
ACCESSION #
79325951

 

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