In four occasions six Sri Lankans who attempted to smuggle out ancient coins, ornaments, and various other items of historical values belonging to the Polonnaruwa
On 07th January 2016, 41 Numbers of live star tortoises (Geochelons elegans) were being smuggled out and was detected at Departure Terminal of Bandaranaike International
Wallapatta (Gyrinops walla) is an endemic plant and its perfumery value was identified very recently. It produces a resinous substance which fetches high price in
Exportation of any part of Sandalwood (Santalum album) is prohibited, since the Sandalwood (Santalum album) is a protected tree in Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance.
The edible bird nests of the trade come from the nests of five species of Swifts that inhabit Asia, and are thus collectively called Edible-nest