The 10 Worst Places to Smuggle Animals

Animal smuggling is a big problem in Asia, and its practicioners try hiding their cargo in all manner of places when attempting to weasel past customs. Take for example the 24 geckos and 20 skinks found in a German tourist’s underwear — ready for sale on the black market. The geckos and skinks have been sent for trauma counseling, the German to the klink. Animals have been found under hats, in carry-on luggage, taped to ankles, and just about anywhere on a body that one can think of. Here are 10 such places.

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