protected species

A badgers' burrow
Mar 20 '17 14:55

Dutch public works department Rijkswaterstaat sent a badger expert to Utrecht's Amelisweerd to investigate reports of a badger's burrow found in the forest. Should there indeed be a burrow in the forest with badgers, a protected species, living there, it could affect the expansion of the A27 highway, NU.nl reports. 

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Aug 29 '16 15:30

The Dutch authorities discovered over 2 thousand kilograms of coral, skins, skulls and bones of protected and endangered animals in a office building and five warehouses in Brabant. This "record" discovery was made in a wildlife crime investigation launched after the discovery 345 kilos of coral in a shipping container in Rotterdam, the police said in a statement on Monday.

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Jun 22 '15 10:51

Two elderly men were arrested in Reiderwolderpolder on Saturday for eel fishing.

Jun 18 '14 11:07

A wolf was spotted roaming the area around Ootmarsum in Overijssel in the beginning of June. This is the first claim of a wolf sighting in the country since 1897 when the last sighting was reported in Heeze, Brabant.

Jan 18 '14 04:35

A 15-year-old boy from Eindhoven was arrested Thursday on suspicion of illegally trading in exotic items. Police were tipped off by a source abroad.

Apr 16 '13 14:39

The police found a dead monkey in the vegetable tray of a fridge in a house in Dordrecht, a city in the province of South-Holland. The monkey was beheaded and meant for consumption.