Parrot chicks rescued from poachers in Brazil

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So far this year police in Brazil have rescued almost 14,000 illegally captured wild animals.

The period from September to December is the busiest time for officers, as it is breeding season for macaws and parrots who leave their eggs and young offspring vulnerable to poachers.

Iracema Sodre reports.

Video produced by BBC Brasil's Luis Kawaguti and Jessica Fiorelli

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