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Man detained in Cayenne, French Guiana airport for having hummingbirds in his pants
While this may sound bizarre, this type of crime is known as "eco-trafficking" and is quite a lucrative business, although illegal. Eco-trafficking is the act of "trafficking in rare and endangered species" and generates billions of dollars for organized crime groups in Latin America. Worldwide, Interpol believes that eco-trafficking brings in up to $20 billion in profits annually.