Over 200 kilograms of smuggled wildlife confiscated in Vietnam

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A total of 213 kilograms of wildlife including snakes and iguanas was found in a recent bust on a ring trafficking wildlife in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, Tuoi Tre quoted local police as saying Wednesday.

According to the newspaper's report, the wildlife was confiscated from three locals on three motorbikes on October 31.

The suspects said they bought the wildlife from people in areas bordering Cambodia and were about to sell them in Buon Ma Thuot Town.

Investigations into the case are now underway.

In other news, nearly 900 kilograms of animal products that hadn't undergone necessary tests were found on two buses in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, Tuesday, the newspaper reported.

The two drivers failed to present the necessary documents for the rotten products that were mainly pig and cow legs and viscera, the report said.

One of the drivers Le Cong Trinh said that he was hired by a man to transport the products from the central city of Da Nang.

All the products have been destroyed, and the case is now under further investigation.

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