Monday, January 21, 2008

Vietnam Airlines finds over a ton of snakes on flight

Vietnam Airlines Find Snakes on a Plane

Vietnam Airlines found over a ton of ratsnakes on a flight from Bangkok. This will be the second time snakes were found in Vietnamese air cargo.

Ratsnakes, Ptyas Mucosus, are a protected species.

The snakes were found in over 60 boxes that came to Noi Bai in Hanoi on Thursday.

A reported 1,550 pounds of snakes were seized by Thai Airways during a flight to Hanoi last month.