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A baby tiger cub is found in the suitcase of a woman flying from Bangkok to Iran, at Suvarnabhumi Airport, in Bangkok, Thailand. Authorities at the airport found the baby tiger cub that had been drugged and hidden among stuffed toy tigers in the suitcase. Photo release Aug. 22, 2010.Suvarnabhumi Airport Wildlife Checkpoint/AP
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A woman arrived in Melbourne, Australia on a flight from Singapore with 51 live tropical fish hidden in a specially designed apron under her skirt on June 6, 2005. Customs officers became suspicious after hearing 'flipping' noises coming from her waist.
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IN FRIGHT SERVICEA plane passenger with dozens of deadly tarantula spiders hidden in his luggage was arrested as he tried to smuggle the creepy-crawly cargo past customs officials in Zurich Airport, Switzerland.The male passenger - who has not been named by police - had stashed the spiders in six boxes hidden in a suitcase he'd brought in on a flight from the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean.The specimens - all endangered Mexican red kneed tarantulas - are understood to have died of cold during the flight.Experts say they can live for up to 30 years and adults have a leg span of up to six inches. (Newscom TagID: epphotos014605.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]
A baby tiger cub is found in the suitcase of a woman flying from Bangkok to Iran, at Suvarnabhumi Airport, in Bangkok,
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