JAKARTA, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian police has captured two traders who have illegally sold protected animals to buyers in foreign countries, a police officer said on Friday.
Police nabbed the two people in Siduarjo district of East Java province and seized scores of evidences, senior police officer in the province Senior Commissioner Agus Santoso said.
Among the evidences are 26 yellow-cressed cockatoos, 11 white cockatoos, 11 black parrots, 3 king kasturi and other protected birds.
"The evidences will be shipped overseas, such as Thailand," he said.
The officer said that police have also found notes containing transaction details in the sales of the endangered animals and certificates for shipments of the species overseas and others.
The two perpetrators have been selling the birds through Facebook under the account of Gusti Slankers Funkyunkies Wine Wine, according to the officer.
They have been carrying out the illegal trade business since three years ago and all the species were supplied from the eastern parts of Indonesia.
Indonesian authorities have seriously enforced law for those illegally trading and slaying species which are on the brink of extinction.