Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 15, 2019

Prolific Bird Smuggler Arrested with 19 Rare Eggs at Heathrow Airport

The Telegraph reports

The self-proclaimed “Pablo Escobar of the falcon egg trade” is facing another lengthy jail sentence after being caught at Heathrow airport with a stash of 19 rare eggs strapped to his chest.

He had arrived in London from South Africa carrying two rare vulture eggs as well as others from rare and endangered birds of prey including vultures, eagles, hawks and kites, worth up to £100,000.

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