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Russian man stopped at airport with protected sea shells

Krabi International Airport

Krabi International Airport. Photo: Paolobon140.

KRABI: National park officials in Krabi last Thursday decided to educate locals and tourists in that province on animal preservation after they caught a Bangkok-bound Russian tourist with a giant clam and a conch at the airport.

The chief of the Krabi office of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Wittaya Khunsan, said it was useless to arrest the man as many tourists are simply not aware of these things.

Full story: Phuket Gazette

Kritsada Mueanhawong