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Old 08-28-2010, 10:31 AM   #1
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Making any reader wonder if this goes on all the time, a tiger cub was found heavily drugged and in a suitcase in an airport. The woman, a 31 year old Thai, has been arrested and faces a possible jail sentence for wildlife trafficking. Video and article:

Tranquilised tiger cub found in suitcase of stuffed toys - Telegraph

"If people are trying to smuggle live tigers in their check-in luggage, they obviously think wildlife smuggling is something easy to get away with and do not fear reprimand," he said.
"Only sustained pressure on wildlife traffickers and serious penalties can change that."
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Old 08-28-2010, 10:48 AM   #2
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Poor little thing.
Put her in the slammer...
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Old 08-28-2010, 02:24 PM   #3
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Important to mention they summed up the situation really well, "Only sustained pressure on wildlife traffickers and serious penalties can change that" No more hand slaps for these people. The Thai woman had the money to get on that plane from Iran so ten to one odds somebody paid her way and was waiting on the other end for that cub. Find out who. Not much is going to change until we have consequences that are consistent with the crime.... for everyone with their hands in the cookie jar.
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:43 PM   #4
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If I was being smuggled out of the country, I would want to be sedated. That said, I think she should be sentenced to 10 years of animal rehab-maybe she can make herself useful cleaning oiled birds somewhere.
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