DLD’s continued success in illegal wildlife interception at international airport of Thailand.

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On February 26, 2017, at around 11 PM, Don Mueang Airport Animal Quarantine Station officials (Department of Livestock Development: DLD) at the Departure Building of Don Mueang Airport, along with officers from Don Mueang Wildlife Checkpoint (Department of National Parks, Plant and Conservation: DNP), were successful in rescuing and seizing 12 otters, 5 owls, and 3 falcons from passenger bags bound for Japan on Air Asia flight XJ600. Care for the rescued animals and further legal actions were taken by the Don Mueang Wildlife Checkpoint.