Customs officers seized the carcasses of crocodiles
Stuffed animals of endangered species of crocodiles detained by customs officers in Yekaterinburg. Passenger carrying unusual Luggage, headed to the «green corridor» unaware that the carcasses of reptiles should be recorded in the Declaration.
Two huge stuffed animals sent for examination. The cost of each souvenir is estimated at 16 000. A careless passenger may face a fine and crocodiles will be removed.
According to the Convention on international trade data reptiles can not be exported from the territory of their residence. This species is on the brink of extinction. Crocodiles were purchased by a fan of exotics in Vietnam.