18 Apr '11, 4am

Parts From Endangered Species Used as Fishing Lures

The Finnish Customs suspect that a sizable amount of parts of endangered animals have ended up on sale in Finnish online stores and fishing tackle shops. The Customs announced on Tuesday that they are looking into a tangle of criminal activities related to endangered animals. The case under investigation relates to the illegal sale of animal parts, such as hair and feathers, for example through online stores, for the purpose of tying fly-fishing lures. The Customs have looked into the goings-on with stores selling fly-fishing equipment from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.

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