This photo taken on Wednesday by Croatian police shows one of eight suitcases containing tens of thousands of eels seized at Zagreb Airport. Photo: AP

Squirming surprise: two South Koreans arrested for trying to smuggle 252,000 live eels out of Croatia in their suitcases

  • The wriggling cargo, worth more than US$200,000, was intercepted at Zagreb airport
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This photo taken on Wednesday by Croatian police shows one of eight suitcases containing tens of thousands of eels seized at Zagreb Airport. Photo: AP
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Two customs officer stand guard next to the record haul of ivory and pangolin scales. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Customs officers deliver HK$62 million blow to smugglers after seizing container on its way to mainland China full of ivory and pangolin scales sent from Nigeria

  • Wildlife products believed to be wanted for Chinese medicine and high-end sculptures
  • Seizure was biggest of its kind according to Customs and Excise Department
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Two customs officer stand guard next to the record haul of ivory and pangolin scales. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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