Russian court blocks websites illegally selling rare eagle owls
MOSCOW, January 25 (RAPSI) – A court in Magadan, a city in Russia’s Far East, has blocked websites selling eagle owls, endangered red-listed species, according to a statement of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
It has been revealed that four Internet pages contain information on the sale of these rare birds without permission documentation, the statement reads. According to prosecutors, the blocked websites have afforded a chance to buy owls for anyone who feels like it.
Eagle owls are red-listed birds. The species is protected by the state as highly valued.