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Item No 7. Animal Skin Showcase


7.1 A Python Skin


ItemsPython skin
Scientific NamePython molurus
ReferenceBIA/SR/2006/71
Date30.07.2002
SizeLength: 540cm
Width: 75cm
Texture / MaterialAnimal Skin
DescriptionPython molurus is a near threatened species, contains in the CITES Appendix (2). International trade in specimens of this species may be authorized by the granting an export permit or re-export certificate. Pythons have beautiful extremely durable skin that lead themselves to diverse applications. Hand bags, boot shoes, jackets, wall coverings made from their skin.
PlaceBIA Arrival terminal
Modus operandiAttempt to Import by Personal luggage
OffenceAttempt to import prohibited items under Customs Ordinance and Fauna and Flora protection Ordinance
ResultItem was forfeited



7.2.A Leopard Skin


ItemsLeopard skin
Scientific NamePanthera pardus kotiya
ReferencePA/SR/146/97
Date
SizeLength: 210cm
Width: 135cm
Texture / MaterialAnimal Skin
DescriptionLeopard is a critically endangered (CR) and endemic subspecies, contains in the CITES Appendix (1). This species is threatened with extinction and prohibits commercial international trade in specimens of these species. Leopards have been hunted to made clothes, carpets, wall coverings from their skin.
Detecting Officer(s)
PlaceParcel Post (GPO)
Modus operandiAttempt to smuggle by Parcel post
OffenceProhibited items under Customs Ordinance and Fauna & Flora protection Ordinance
ResultItem was forfeited

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