Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018. 9:13 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Three men from Succotz village, Cayo were busted yesterday with a dead Howler Monkey inside their backpack.
Authorities say that the men hunted the animal.
Howler monkeys are an endangered species and are protected from hunting and habitat destruction.
The 3 men were handed over to the Belize Forestry department.
The department will levy charges against the men tomorrow.
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