Smuggled turtles
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Hundreds of rare turtles found in luggage at Bangkok airport

In Thailand officials at Bangkok airport made a surprise discovery as they inspected one set of bags.

451 rare turtles were found wrapped in suitcases along with seven fresh water crocodiles.

The haul is estimated to have been worth $33,000 on the black market.

Ben Tornquist reports.

  • 02 Jun 2011
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