31 snakes seized at Karachi airport

Feb. 17, 2013 at 12:10 PM

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Customs officials in Pakistan have handed over to the Karachi Zoo more than 31 pythons illegally flown to Karachi from the United States.

The snakes were imported for a private farmhouse in Thatta; however, they were seized by the custom officials for lack of documents, Geo News reported Sunday.

A spokesman for customs said the snakes were handed over to the zoo, where they will remain until their documentation is complete.

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