|Some of the big-headed turtles recovered by poilce. — VNA/VNS Photo|
NGHỆ AN — Police in the central province of Nghệ An have detained two man for illegal transporting endangered, precious and rare animals in large quantities.
Nguyễn Trọng Đức, 27, and Nguyễn Văn Dũng, 39, in Diễn Châu District were arrested on Tuesday as they transported 34 big-headed turtles.
At the same day, police urgently searched Dũng's residence and discovered 38 more rare animals including 35 big-headed turtles and three pangolins. From the collection, 25 turtles and pangolins were dead.
The police have handed over turtles to Pù Mát National Park. The case is under further investigation. — VNS