Illegal trafficking of Brazilian wildlife
João Miguel Folgosa Herculano apprehended last week smuggling 58 eggs of rare bird species
It seems that Sheikh Al-Thani has not acquired all of Antonio de Dios' Spix's Macaws, but 30 of them. More news shortly.
João Miguel Folgosa Herculano, the thirty-one year old Portuguese citizen apprehended last week smuggling 58 eggs of rare bird species, claimed to the authorities that they were quail eggs. The Brazilian authorities are determined to act forcefully against those involved in illegal trafficking of Brazilian wildlife.