The Civil Guard intervenes 627 alive specimens of reptiles coming from the illicit traffic
In the framework of the operation "Blizzard" to combat the illegal trade in reptiles 22 countries around the world have participated
In our country we have proceeded to the investigation of 6 people for illicit trafficking of reptiles, being among the recovered some of high ecological value such as the black turtle, the giant tortoise of Aldabra or the tortoise of African spurs
Europol has coordinated the investigation, providing technical support, information exchange, seizures and inspections in the EU
The Civil Guard, in the framework of the operation "Blizzard" coordinated by INTERPOL and EUROPOL to combat the illegal trade in reptiles and involving 22 countries around the world, has proceeded to arrest or investigate 6 people for trafficking of species and for crimes related to non-compliance with the CITES Convention.