One of Indonesia’s national bird, the Javan Hawk-eagle, found in Sundaic Indonesia. Thirteen species of Indonesian birds, including the country's national bird the Javan Hawk-eagle, are at serious risk of extinction mainly due to the pet trade, a wildlife watchdog warned. Photo: AFP

Pet trade is driving Indonesian rare birds dangerously close to extinction

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One of Indonesia’s national bird, the Javan Hawk-eagle, found in Sundaic Indonesia. Thirteen species of Indonesian birds, including the country's national bird the Javan Hawk-eagle, are at serious risk of extinction mainly due to the pet trade, a wildlife watchdog warned. Photo: AFP
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