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Thailand Seizes 2,000 Monitor Lizards

Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, lizard, found, basket )

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Thailand said on Friday it had made its largest-ever seizure of monitor lizards after finding more than 2,000 of the reptiles being smuggled in a convoy of pick-up trucks heading for the capital.

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Lydia S. (161)
Monday April 11, 2011, 10:45 am
Thanks, Glad the smugglers were caught.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Monday April 11, 2011, 11:14 am
I hope that the Monitors were still alive, and those that were are not too stressed...yes it was great that they were caught! Can you believe it though, so many! no wonder our wildlife is heading for extinction..its terrifying !

Alicia V. (181)
Monday April 11, 2011, 12:38 pm
Noted. At least they were caught. How ridiculous this animal trafficking.

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (50)
Monday April 11, 2011, 2:39 pm

Mary T. (185)
Monday April 11, 2011, 2:57 pm
Noted and so glad they were caught.

Carol H. (229)
Monday April 11, 2011, 7:29 pm
good news, thanks Tarequl

gerlinde p. (161)
Monday April 11, 2011, 10:25 pm

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday April 12, 2011, 1:52 am
Yeah, another victory for the good guys!

KS Goh (0)
Tuesday April 12, 2011, 2:45 am
Thanks for the article.

Sue Matheson (79)
Tuesday April 12, 2011, 4:30 am
that's a lot of lizards. glad the trucks were pulled over.

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday April 12, 2011, 8:06 am
well at least there was a happy ending to this story

. (0)
Tuesday April 12, 2011, 2:20 pm
How does one smuggle 2,000 of these monsters? The transporting conditions must have been beyond awful. Glad they were caught. Miserable immoral smugglers, bloody Chinese.
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