recently announced that the Shanghai Customs seized with smuggling turtles living smuggling cases, the suspect with a turtle trying to pass to hidden crab posing technique, was seized. At present, these turtles have been handed over to wildlife management agencies.
Shanghai Customs announced
2015 in November 19th, an international freight company in Shanghai to declare the import crab 8 boxes, a total of 221 kg, the origin of Indonesia. Customs clearance at the customs shall be dispatched. The customs officers of goods are carried out on-site inspection, found that 6 of them had a box turtle biological clip. After the inventory, Massimo meter Cuora 1290, pig nosed turtle 1002, white 53, red bellied turtle pool side neck turtle 160, round 30 mud turtle.
after experts confirmed that the Department of endangered species of turtle. Among them, white pond turtle for international trade in endangered species was included in the "Convention" (CITES) appendix I, Massimo Cuora, pig nosed Turtle was listed in the CITES appendix ii.
2015, the Shanghai customs were registered and investigated all kinds of smuggling cases 1861, worth 8 billion 560 million yuan, effectively curb foreign garbage, ice, grain, cotton, guns and frozen goods and other key areas, key commodities smuggling momentum.