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Bangkok

Bangkok: Man Tries to Board Plane with Suitcases Full of

Airport authorities in Bangkok yesterday (Feb. 9) stopped a man attempting to board a plane with some unusual luggage in tow — three suitcases stuffed full of live animals. The bags were crammed with pythons, boa constrictors, squirrels, spiders, lizards, frogs, a parrot and more than 100 tortoises — including one of the world’s rarest, […]Read More

Bangkok

Cases of rare tortoises found in Bangkok airport crackdown

Thailand ‘s Wildlife Crime Task Force continued its crackdown on exotic animal smugglers by nabbing a Pakistani man alleged to have brought over 1,000 rare tortoises into Bangkok from Bangladesh on Tuesday. Customs and endangered species management officials arrested the suspect after inspecting his baggage off a Thai Airways flight. They claim Saeed Shaikh, 44, […]Read More