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Police seize rare gibbon, mynah in Dak Nong

Update: May, 28/2014 - 16:00


Dang Tuan Anh (right) and the seized gibbon, mynah, which considered highly endangered species in the country. — Photo  

DAK NONG (VNS) — The police in DakRlap District in the Central Highland Province of Dak Nong seized a white-cheeked gibbon and a mynah from a resident after being informed by the local people.

These two creatures, considered highly endangered species in the country, were being kept as domestic pets by the resident, Dang Tuan Anh, in the Dak Ru Commune in the district.

Anh declared that a stranger, known as Cuong only, gave him the gibbon in late April and that he had bought the bird from a vendor in the district.

The police are investigating the case. — VNS

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