The rate at which the wild animals are smuggled is very high. In the year, 2009 a lot of animals that are worth a lot of money were recovered from smugglers. When this wildlife which was being stolen were identified they were taken back to the animal zoos. It should be noted that many animals are lost to criminals without being recovered. On the other hand, most are the animal smugglers that are caught smuggling animals every year. This website will help you to find more stories that are interesting in relation to animal smuggling. Here are some of the recorded weird situations of people who were smuggling animals.
The instance of the person found trying to sneak in pythons and geckos is one of the commonly told stories. It is told that a guy who has the citizenship of Norway was held in custody for trying to smuggle pythons and geckos in 2009 October. The customs officers were left wondering when they saw a tarantula climbing on the back. One of the custom custodians concluded that the whole body was moving at a constant speed. After some time the custom staffs saw about 14 pythons along with a snake that was 23feets long. There were also many cans that had geckos, and there were about 13 of them.
The other strange situations of individuals who were trapped trafficking animals is the parrot’s eggs in the UK. At the airport of UK, a particular person was caught with more than 40 parrots’ eggs. The most interesting thing is that the client had even made a vest to ensure that he carries the parrots’ eggs effectively. The customs officials were suspicious and searched the passenger only to find the person carrying all these parrot eggs. When the eggs were assessed, the customs officials realized some eggs of the endangered species blue-headed macaw. The eggs were then retrieved and taken back to the animal zoo.
The spider animal trafficking in Brazil marks another weird story of animal trafficking. Brazil is a bio-diverse nation, and hence limited cases of animal trafficking have listened to. Even with the country being bio-diverse you will get some clients working animal trafficking. In the year 2005, a person was put in custody, and his bag was detained. While a reasonable search was done on the man’s belongings various deadly spiders were identified. The spiders recovered on the man’s briefcase were identified as species that eat birds.