The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.

The ruthless drowning of dozens of birds in Cedros (see press report https://trinidadexpress.com/newsextra/exotic-birds-sacrificed-as-smugglers-throw-them-overboard/article_2192801c-a5a5-11ea-b8b8-3bcc90c1d6b8.html) by three smugglers highlights the cold blooded nature of black marketeers.   We applaud the action of our Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries,Clarence Rambharat in instructing that these smugglers also face animal cruelty charges (the maximum fine of which is 100,000TTD) in Read more about The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.[…]

Scarlet Ibis

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Olive Ridley Turtle

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Hawksbill Turtle

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Leatherback Turtle

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Golden Tree Frog

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White-Tailed Sabrewing Hummingbird

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