INDONESIA- At least 21 Cockatoos were found stuffed in plastic water bottles on a boat in Indonesia. Apparently, stuffing the birds in bottles is common by smugglers.
The discovery was made during an anti-smuggling operation, and two other birds were found packed in cans.
Among the birds seized was the Yellow-Crested Cockatoo, which was declared critically endangered almost a decade ago. Sad to say, while several birds survived, seven of them died after they were set free.