Sunday, March 5, 2017

Canadian man jailed for nearly 5 years for smuggling 1,000 turtles to China





Canadian man jailed for nearly 5 years for smuggling 1,000 turtles to China

Kai Xu thanked agents “for stopping the darkness of my greed and ignorance,” after he was caught on the Ontario border with 51 turtles strapped to his legs.




The U.S. government says Xu shipped turtles to China from Canada and the U.S., or hired someone to fly to China with turtles in their luggage.
The U.S. government says Xu shipped turtles to China from Canada and the U.S., or hired someone to fly to China with turtles in their luggage.   (TORY ZIMMERMAN / THE TORONTO STAR