Endangered animals seized in Bangkok bust

Thai police find more than 1,000 wild animals, including 14 white lions, during raid of private farm.

Last Modified: 10 Jun 2013 18:21
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Thai police has discovered more than 1,000 wild animals including monkeys, tortoises and 14 white lions during a raid on a home in the capital Bangkok.

Two Thai men, including the owner of a pet shop, were charged with illegal wildlife trading. If convicted they face up to four years in jail and a $1,300 fine.

Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.


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