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Man smuggles 600,000 eels into plane

March 9, 2017

A passenger allegedly tried to smuggled 600,000 endangered live eels onto a plane from Heathrow.

The slipper customers, bound for Hong Kong, were spotted hidden under a load of chilled fish at Heathrow Airport.

Border Force officials arrested a 64 year old man for customs offences.

The 200kg of European “glass” eels would be worth around $2.1m on the black market.

Glass Eels are a prized delicacy in the Asia.

The eels have been a threatened species as numbers have declined by 90 per cent since the 1970s.

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Dabosaurouscoolgirldabbinggirlmusicallymaster81

Ew I would jump straight out of the planes and rather die then stay in the plane with those Skodi things.

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why would some one do that

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this cant be true

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Woudn't they die?

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Disgusting

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wow what a crazy man

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the eels would die

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wow that is amazing!!.

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wow. I like ells. I would bring my pocket knife and gas stove.

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600,000 eels are you serious this is just soo disgusting

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why would he do that thats revolting

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wow very intresting

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Ew they might stink out the plane #smellyseafood

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How did he do that?!

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