On Saturday, 79 Japanese pond turtles were found in a package with a return mailing address of Chiba, Japan. Wrapped in women’s stockings, it’s speculated that the turtles were bound for
secret tests with The Ooze China’s exotic pet market.
With this latest turtle bust and the recent seizure of bear paws in Chongqing, it looks like there’s enough material for China’s own Border Security-style reality show!
“No ma’am, it isn’t legal to bring pickled capuchin eyeballs preserved in plum sauce into the country. I’m going to have to confiscate it and fine you 5000 yuan.” Yes!