ULAN BATOR, China, June 18 (UPI) --
Two Russians were detained by Chinese police after 213 bear paws were found inside a passenger van trying to enter northern China's Inner Mongolia region.
The bear paws, worth about $400 a pound in China, were hidden inside the tires of the van, China Daily reported.
The Chinese believe bear paws have a high nutritional value.
To date this is the largest bear paw smuggling case in China, officials said.
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