Jack is heading for South Africa

Last month we told you about Jack the Cockatoo who has been spending 30 days in supervised quarantine with Animalcouriers before leaving for South Africa. Jack belongs to Zita, who adopted him when his previous owner died. When Zita decided to return to South Africa to live, she realised Jack would need a CITES certificate in order to travel. This internationally recognised certificate is issued to some captive-bred birds sold as pets, to show they have not been captured from the wild. Having fulfilled his quarantine period, and following a considerable wrestle with bureaucracy, Jack has finally got permission from [...]