Expensive bonsai stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum recovered – The Seattle Times‏

SEATTLE – A 60-year old bonsai worth several thousand dollars that was stolen from the Pacific Bonsai Museum has been recovered. The “work of living art,” which was found Wednesday morning a few miles from the museum, had been severely pruned but will likely live, according to museum curator Aarin Packard.The tree, stolen Monday, was … More Expensive bonsai stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum recovered – The Seattle Times‏

Rare birds jammed inside water bottles in Indonesia

Police and customs officials hold rare Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles, confiscated from an alleged wildlife smuggler, on May 4 [Credit: AFP] SURABAYA – Indonesian police have arrested a suspected wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The 37-year-old … More Rare birds jammed inside water bottles in Indonesia