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Bird catcher trapped in Santa Cruz
Local Police officers surprised a 50 year-old man in Santa Cruz last week, and caught him in the act of catching birds in the middle of the city. He had already caught two wild canaries. Several residents in the La Salud district had alerted the police after watching the man placing traps in the area.


Bird catcher trapped in Santa Cruz

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19.03.2017 - When the police arrived at the scene they discovered the suspect with a bird cage.  He had caught the birds in various traps nearby.  The captured birds were first handed over to the fauna recovery centre for examination.  A denuncia has been filed against him for violating the nature conservation law.



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