This video says about itself:
Oct 11, 2012
The Birds-of-Paradise Project reveals the astounding beauty of 39 of the most exquisitely specialized animals on earth. After 8 years and 18 expeditions to New Guinea, Australia, and nearby islands, Cornell Lab scientist Ed Scholes and National Geographic photojournalist Tim Laman succeeded in capturing images of all 39 species in the bird-of-paradise family for the first time ever. This trailer gives a sense of their monumental undertaking and the spectacular footage that resulted. Filmed by Tim Laman, Ed Scholes, and Eric Liner.
Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
German bird smuggler caught
Added: Friday, 2 Aug 2013, 18:25
At Schiphol airport, the Royal Military Police have arrested a German who tried to smuggle protected exotic birds.
The 26-year-old man came from Bali [in Indonesia] and wanted to travel to Kiev. An employee of Schiphol heard noise coming out of a suitcase and warned the customs.
The customs service found in the suitcases of the man ten Pesquet’s parrots, eight small birds of paradise, and four brown lories. Five birds had not survived the journey. The value of the birds is estimated at 200,000 euro. They were taken to a bird sanctuary.
The German is, except of smuggling of protected exotic birds, also suspected of withholding care to animals and the possible spread of animal diseases.
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