Xinhua: Mongolia to export 150 saker falcons this year

The Mongolian government decided at a cabinet meeting here Wednesday to export 150 valuable saker falcons in 2012. According to a government statement, Mongolia had exported 2,700 saker falcons from 2000 to 2010 and sales in the past five years had earned the country 11 million U.S. dollars. The saker falcon is classified as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List, with a 2010 estimate putting the number at 6,800 in Mongolia. To read the full article, click hereMongolia to export 150 saker falcons this year

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