Two caught in wildlife seizure

MALAYSIAN police seized more than €68,000 worth of dead owls, bear paws and live monitor lizards and arrested two men on suspicion of trying to smuggle them abroad.

Two Malaysian men were loading the protected wildlife into a boat. Police found 33 sun bear parts, 264 dead owls and 4,800 live monitor lizards, which will be released.

The men could face up to three years in prison.


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