Update on San Salvador Iguana smugglers – 12 month sentences

An update on the Iguana smugglers was published in The Telegraph:

“Two “highly-intelligent, well-travelled young women” caught smuggling 13 critically-endangered iguanas, with a potential black market value of £260,000, were each jailed for 12 months.” 

Read the story here.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10742348/Stuffed-in-socks-13-iguanas-smuggled-into-UK-in-a-suitcase.html

Past coverage of the smuggling as featured in AbSci posts (in chronological order):

http://appliedecology.cals.ncsu.edu/absci/2014/02/san-salvador-rock-iguanas-in-socks-seized-at-heathrow/

http://appliedecology.cals.ncsu.edu/absci/2014/02/more-on-the-smuggled-iguanas/

http://appliedecology.cals.ncsu.edu/absci/2014/02/in-the-news-sniffing-dogs-and-poachers/

By | 2014-08-13T22:40:26+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Categories: Endangered species, Enforcement, herpetology, Lizards|0 Comments

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