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Photo: Is that a bear in your baggage?

A bear cub naps after being confiscated from a smuggler by Thai authorities at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport Friday. Photo: AP/Freeland Foundation

A 36-year-old man was arrested Friday as he tried to board a flight from Bangkok to Dubai. While he had a first-class ticket, the two leopards, two panthers, Asiatic black bear and two monkeys hidden in his suitcases were saved from a less than economy-class flight.

The Thai Nature Crime police had been tracking the suspect, Noor Mahmoodr, a citizen of the United Arab Emirates, since he purchased the animals on the Thai black market. When he was stopped at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, the undercover anti-trafficking officers found the drugged, baby endangered animals stuffed in his luggage. The animals were all alive and received medical attention immediately after the arrest according to the Freeland Foundation, an anti-trafficking organization who monitored the arrest.

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  • Pinkl8dyrache

    Poor babies

  • Xlost22

     Those poor fucking animals, what a dick.

  • Kypaws

    God Bless these God creatures, may they return to a good life. Some humans roaming this earth do not have a soul, that is why they are so cruel. 

  • Chris Litke Akridge

    I can only imagine the fate of this poor babies mother. 

  • Joseph Buckless

    WTF are you blabbering about? “These God creatures”? I really hope you misspelled “good”..  Souls have nothing to do with this. This is something that happens every day over there, its all about money. Good they caught one friggn guy that was one of the dumbest smugglers apparently. What about all the rest. Now they are getting help? Nope. Most the officials over there are corrupt anyway. They are still as good as dead.