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Woman arrested at US border for smuggling 18 crocodile skulls and a single sloth

According to the Bangor Daily News, a Montreal woman was arrested at the US-Canada border in Highgate Springs, Vermont, after trying to smuggle the following items into the country: 1 three-toed sloth18 crocodile skulls and heads7 crocodile feet2 horseshoe crabs30 sea stars23 raccoon feet8 African antelope horns1 human skull "with mounted butterflies" 4 puffer fish6 six shark jaws The woman, Vanessa Rondeau, owns a retail store in Montreal called Old Cavern Boutique, which "offers for sale...
Tags: Post, News, US, Montreal, Taxidermy, Bangor Daily News, Skulls, Immigration Detention, Crocodiles, Highgate Springs Vermont, Sloths, Wildlife Smuggling, Bad Taxidermy, I Need Your Skulls, I Want Your Skulls, Vanessa Rondeau

Massachusetts man smuggled salamanders and turtles into U.S., authorities say

A man from Worcester, Massachusetts was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday with allegedly smuggling salamanders and turtles into the United States. Court documents say that Nathan Boss, 27, was sending and receiving packages containing live reptiles for about two years, ”none of which were declared as live animals and some of which were species barred from being imported to the U.S.” From Wildlife inspectors received a package in November 2017 when U.S. Customs noticed wha...
Tags: Hong Kong, Post, Crime, News, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Wildlife, Usps, Idiots, Smuggling, Worcester, Smugglers, U S Customs, Worcester Massachusetts, Gentlemen

Watchdog Busts Facebook Groups Selling More Than 100 Protected Animal Species in Thailand

A wildlife trade watchdog found 1,521 listings for animals on Facebook in Thailand. The posts included live animals, dead animals, and body parts.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Animals, Thailand, Exotic Pets, Wildlife Smuggling