Native animals recovered from illegal smuggling
Two-hundred and nineteen native animals have been recovered from an alleged smuggling operation, after being discovered in a vehicle near Eucla, 1200km east of Perth. This is the largest seizure of native animals ever undertaken in WA.
“WA Police did a routine stop on a speeding motorist and part of their duties, they wanted to investigate further into the vehicle. They pulled out a suitcase, unzipped the suitcase and there were bags and bags and bags full of reptiles, marsupials and insects.” – Wildlife officer, Matt Swan spoke with Simon on the Afternoons program.
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