More than 1,500 tortoises found in luggage at airport

A collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins has been rescued from a smuggler’s luggage in the Philippines. The exotic species were spread across four bags owned by one passenger travelling from Hong Kong. The species included star, redfoot and sulcata tortoises as well as red-eared terrapins and were worth around €76,500 on the illegal wildlife […]