MALAYSIA SEIZES SMUGGLED TORTOISES WORTH US$300,000

MALAYSIA SEIZES SMUGGLED TORTOISES WORTH US$300,000. Malaysian Airports Customs Officers pose with seized endangered ploughshare and radiated tortoises after they were seized at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on May 15, 2017. Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of the world's most endangered tortoises into the country from Madagascar, Africa a senior official said Monday. The 330 tortoises seized at the airport Sunday were worth US$276,784, Abdul Wahid Sulong, deputy director of the customs department said. Photo courtesy Bernama images

Last Updated: 2017-05-16

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