Il­le­gal meat smug­gling rife

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - UK&WORLD UPDATE -

SeV­erAL tons of il­le­gal “bush­meat” from an­i­mals rang­ing from pri­mates to crocodiles are be­ing smug­gled in lug­gage each week through one of europe’s busiest air­ports, re­searchers said to­day. An­i­mal ex­perts worked with cus­toms of­fi­cials at Paris’s charles de Gaulle air­port to iden­tify meat from species be­ing car­ried into europe from cen­tral and west Africa.

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