Mouflon head and skin seized at the airport
By Marta Martin GUARDIA Civil at AlicanteElche airport seized the head and skin of a mouflón wild sheep a man was trying to smuggle out of Spain in his suitcase at the weekend.
The head and skin of the animal had been wrapped in plastic and duct tape. The Guardia Civil SEPRONA environmental crimes section was notified and quickly identified it was part of a mouflon – common in mountain areas inland of the Costa Blanca.
The person to whom the suitcase belonged was a Dutch national who had hunted down the animal in Ayora (Valencia