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Customs finds snakes and geckos strapped to passenger
Customs officials in Norway have arrested a man who had 14 royal pythons and 10 albino leopard geckos hidden under his clothing. He had rolled up the pythons in socks and put the geckos inside boxes, and then taped them to his chest and legs. The animals had a total value of about $10,000.
While that's pretty high on the ick scale, the scariest thing is that officials didn't become suspicious until they did a routine check of his luggage and found a tarantula, at which point they searched him. This amazing video shows him all geared up and ready to fly.
This story begs the question--how often do people get away with this? How often have you sat next to someone covered in creepy crawlies? And how would you know?
Enjoy your flight!