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Police at the Mexico City airport, who detained a man with a suspicious bulge under his T-shirt Monday, found 18 small endangered monkeys concealed under his clothing in a girdle.
Roberto Cabrera, 38, traveled to Mexico City aboard a commercial flight Friday from Lima, Peru, and was searched when he began behaving "nervously," police said in a statement.
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
Why gang related? He was probably just going to sell them as pets? Cute little things...sad two died. Shame to take them away from their home.
Drug gang leaders like to show off rarities like sea turtle skin boots and build ostentatious private zoos at their mansions. They also reap additional profits by sharing routes with animal traffickers who cram humming birds into cigarette packs and baby monkeys into car air conditioning ducts to be sold to underground pet traders in the United States.