An exotic bird sanctuary in a Belgian town was horrified when it discovered more than 200 dead birds, some mummified and covered in cobwebs, after they were called to a house during a police intervention.
The horrific scene was described as an “ossuary”, where a 20cm-thick carpet of excrement, bones, seeds and feathers was strewn, Frank Lorigola, head of the Au Bonheur de ViCa bird sanctuary, told the Belgian newspaper L. Avner,” 7sur7 reported on Friday.
A rescue operation, which lasted two and a half hours in a house near the center of the city of Dinant, on Thursday, enabled the rescue of 53 birds that were still alive, but in critical condition, while some of them showed signs of cannibalism, according to what the Belgian reported. Refuge.
Unfortunately, the remains of 202 birds were also found at the scene, some in an advanced state of mummification at the bottom of their cobweb-filled cages, leaving responders severely shocked by the scene.
It is possible that the building owner, for his part, may be subject to an investigation in the case of “voluntary abandonment” designated as “7sur7”.
“Please, if you know about abuse, speak out,” the shelter pleaded in a Facebook post Thursday.
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