Man arrested at airport with snakes, frogs and lizards in backpack

    Russian en path from Brazil apprehended in Amsterdam after cockroaches and reptiles discovered in pails in travel luggage

    Customs authorities have actually detained a Russian guy at Amsterdams worldwide airport after lots of toxic snakes and frogs were discovered concealed in his baggage.

    The male, who was en path to Russia , was apprehended on a stopover at Schiphol airport after a journey to Brazil, the, the Dutch food and animal guard dog stated on Wednesday.

    There were lots of live snakes, cockroaches, frogs and lizards concealed in his travel luggage. A a great deal of these animals are exceptionally harmful, the food and customer security authority (NVWA) stated.

    The discover consisted of 26 extremely harmful lancehead vipers, 10 dangerous frogs, 33 cockroaches and unusual lizards.

    The animals were stowed away in plastic containers with covers and put in the males knapsack.

    The guy has actually seriously hurt the animals by packing them into these plastic containers, for that reason a charge of ruthlessness to animals has actually been opened, the NVWA stated.

    The male stayed in custody while additional examinations continued. The bugs and reptiles were required to an animal shelter.

    Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/04/man-arrested-at-airport-with-snakes-frogs-and-lizards-in-backpack

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