Customs seize 23 turtles in tenth attempted import of endangered species in two months

Customs have seized 23 live turtles found in two in-bound air parcels arriving from New Delhi, India. The reptiles, which were confiscated at the airport on Thursday, are suspected to be an endangered species with an estimated value of HK$23,000. Customs officials discovered them during an x-ray inspection of the parcels. The case was handed over to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department […]