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Ecuador | Shipment of smuggled baby Galápagos tortoises intercepted

Officials at an airport in the Galápagos Islands have discovered 185 baby tortoises in a suitcase that was headed for mainland Ecuador.


A statement from the Aeropuerto Ecológico Galápagos located on Isla Baltra—one of the 21 islands in the famed Pacific archipelago—said the tortoises were found during a routine inspection by customs officials on Sunday morning.


https://www.newsweek.com/photos-baby-galapagos-tortoises-wrapped-plastic-airport-1579534

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